switch

(redirected from PBX)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Legal, Financial, Acronyms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

switch

Sexology
verb
(1) To wife swap
(2) To trade places in BDSM sexual role-play from dominant to submissive, or vice versa.

switch

Ergonomics See Foot switch Informatics An input/output device with several ports, which allows a user to choose where data is to be sent–eg, to a fax machine, printer, network, etc.

switch

(swich)
1. A device used to break or open an electrical circuit or to divert a current from one conductor to another.
2. An assistive technology device used as an input device for a microcomputer. Types of adaptive switches include those activated by the tongue, eyelids, voice, movements of the head and trunk, and gross hand movements.

foot switch

A foot-activated electrical switch that enables the operator to use both hands in the application of an electrical device, e.g., light source, electrosurgical unit, drill.

gene switch

Any molecule that activates or blocks the transcription of proteins from DNA or RNA.

latch switch

Lever switch.

lever switch

A switch on an assistive technology device that must be bent or flexed for it to make contact.
See: latch switch

mercury switch

A switch on an assistive technology device that, when tilted, allows a drop of liquid mercury to flow to its contact, closing the switch.

momentary switch

A switch used on an assistive technology device that does not hold its closed position but must be constantly held or depressed for it to maintain contact.

plate switch

A switch on an assistive technology device that makes contact when the plate is pressed down.

pneumatic switch

A switch on an assistive technology device that is activated by a sip or a puff of air.

pole-changing switch

A switch by which the polarity of a circuit may be reversed.

rocker switch

A switch on an assistive technology device that can activate more than one function. For example, one output is triggered when the switch is moved to the left, and another output is triggered when the switch is moved to the right, as in a joystick.

switch

1. in an x-ray machine, the on-off switch controls the input of electricity to the x-ray machine.
2. the hairy part of the tail of a cow.
3. in immunology refers to the change from the production of one form or class of antibody by a B lymphocyte to another; the differentiiation occurs only in the C region of their heavy chain.

switch sites
repetitive nucleotide sequences located between most of the C genes.

Patient discussion about switch

Q. does anyone have experience switching from metformin to janumet?

A. ?
Janumet is metformin... it's a generic name for it. metformin is a substance name and there's all kind of drug companies that manufacture it (all in different names and little formula differences).

Q. I am planning to switch over my son to vegetarian diet. I am planning to switch over my son to vegetarian diet as he develops a allergy while consuming Non-Vegetarian diet. I do not understand why he has developed this strange issue and we have been having Non-Veg diet for generations. I feel pity for him as every time he consumes Non-Veg diet, he develops a problem and I can never understand the reason. I did try several veg dishes and he feels comfortable in them. I would love him having chicken and mutton dishes and I really feel sorry for him. I am feeling nervous as I have several doubts on vegetarian food. Do you think by carrying out Veg foods can he develop good health? I hope someone answers by question

A. Hey…Please understand that many people are switching over to vegetarian food these days and you need not worry. He can increase on lentils sprouted beans, milk, and other veg food items as they do have good source of energy.

Q. My close friends have switched to Chinese medicine and they say it’s good with their experience. My close friends have switched to Chinese medicine and they say it’s good with their experience. I want to know in what way does Chinese medicine is different from western medicine?

A. it's an holistic method that tries to help people live a balanced life in order to achieve health. i can't say that they are wrong, but i can tell you that combining it with western medicine could be more beneficial. Chines medicine cannot help too much with things like infectious diseases or Diabetes type 1.

More discussions about switch
References in periodicals archive ?
Leclerc: The Denphone PBX System is Linux based and is as reliable as the big name brands.
With the Denphone PBX, you can also do many things that you cannot do with traditional PBXs, such as have office extensions in your home, or in offices across the world, connected to each other over the Internet.
Virtual PBX believes you never get a second chance to make a good first impression - especially when it comes to serving your customers.
Sprint will be announcing support for similar solutions with other major PBX providers in early 2007.
Mobile call tracking/logging by the telecom manager using the PBX
The development of IP PBX in small/mid-sized businesses (SMB) still lags behind large enterprises.
Traditional PBX revenue in China will decline by a 31.
Sphericall IP PBX unified communications software runs on industry-standard servers and supports a wide array of standards-based communications devices including session initiation protocol (SIP) phones, SIP gateways, and new SIP trunking services.
When our VAR partners try out Sphericall for themselves, they are always very impressed at the power and flexibility of Sphere's IP PBX and unified communications software," says Tom Boone, CEO, NETXUSA, a Sphere Master Distributor.
Companies running the Asterisk PBX or other premium PBXs also gain a new communications tool that can route calls through almost any network, allowing mobile workers to be reached anywhere as if they were physically in their office," Robertson added.
Workers can be called via their PBX or directly through the Gizmo network.
Switchvox SMB is a full-featured IP PBX solution with similar enterprise PBX features, but at a fraction of the price.