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


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.


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.


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.

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The on-off switch required an inordinate amount of pressure to operate, and the phone had difficulty holding a charge; a full battery went dead within two days while the phone was turned off.
It's large but easy to manoeuvre and has a handy footoperated on-off switch.
It seems that, with an abject lack of professionalism, he had failed to acquaint himself with the workings of the Walters & Walters Mighty Monsoon MkIII apparatus - with particular reference to the on-off switch - the result being that he was forced to feign an `I have this situation under control' expression while trying to disguise an air of `what the hell do I do now?
There is an on-off switch inside him which I just cannot understand.
So do radios, televisions, stereos, watches and nearly every other consumer electronic device with an on-off switch.
An upright, jug design 12-cup model has a graduated water window, on-off switch and hinged lid.
It also implicates CD19 as a molecular on-off switch on that pathway.
It attaches directly to a mains water tap and builds up pressure which can be regulated at the touch of a dial - great for watering beds and borders, pots or houseplants and with an easy to operate on-off switch.
A revolutionary device which provides sufferers of Parkinson's disease with an on-off switch to control their symptoms was launched in Britain yesterday.
The dolls have no on-off switch, and parents reported cutting hair, pulling batteries out or destroying the doll to make it stop its chewing motion.
All SRS-quipped products come with an on-off switch so consumers can hear plain stereo and then SRS surround sound.