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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.

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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Until recently, different structures of micro-strip reconfigurable or switchable filters have been developed [12-14, 23-29].
Rahmat-samii, "Patch antennas with switchable slots (PASS) in wireless communications: Concepts, designs, and applications," IEEE Antennas and propagation Magazine, Vol.
"The strong sales performance of SmartGlass International reflects the growing popularity of electronically switchable privacy glass technology as an intriguing and stylish solution to privacy design issues in the Middle East," said John O'Gorman, sales manager Mena region for SmartGlass International.
[L.sub.f] is the inductance for each of the nonswitchable stubs, meanwhile [L.sub.k] is the inductance corresponding to the k-th switchable stub (for k = 1, ..., 8).
Among the most promising switchable window technologies today is the electrochromic (EC) window, which has the ability to change from clear to a colored transparent state without compromising views and consists of an electrochromic coating (typically five layers, totaling about 1 micron in thickness) deposited on a glass substrate.
Other researchers have made switchable surfactants that were prohibitively expensive or toxic.
The gutsy 130 horsepower 3 litre turbo-diesel has all the punch you'll need to haul those heavy payloads, and the switchable four-wheel drive will drag you out of the stickiest work places.
Although anti-drip has been a feature for sometime, this is a new switchable device known as Flow Stop Control that provides users with the option of having it turned on or off.
The C3700 Series of 1,250-watt, 6U-high, VME/Eurorack/wallmount-compatible DC/DC and AC/DC converters is available in nine standard DC input voltage ranges, from 10-800 VDC, as well as AC input voltage ranges of 185-264 and 93-138/185-264 VAC (switchable).
Jones, Eastern Michigan University; and "Switchable wettability using polyelectrolyte brushes," Omar Azzaroni, University of Cambridge, U.K.
of Calif., Los Angeles, have created the world's first "switchable" nano valve.
User set-up features include, switchable inch/mm, selectable digital resolution, analog display range, dynamic measuring functions, tolerances, and measuring direction.