What is the noun for switch?

What's the noun for switch? Here's the word you're looking for.

  1. A device to turn electric current on and off or direct its flow.
  2. A change.
  3. (rail transport, US) A movable section of railroad track which allows the train to be directed down one of two destination tracks; point.
  4. A slender woody plant stem used as a whip; a thin, flexible rod, associated with corporal punishment in the United States.
  5. (computer science) A command line notation allowing specification of optional behavior.
  6. (computing) A programming construct that takes different actions depending on the value of an expression.
  7. (computing) A networking device connecting multiple wires, allowing them to communicate simultaneously, when possible. Compare to the less efficient hub device that solely duplicates network packets to each wire.
  8. (telecommunications) A system of specialized relays, computer hardware, or other equipment which allows the interconnection of a calling party's telephone line with any called party's line.
  9. (BDSM) One who is willing to take either a sadistic or a masochistic role.
  10. A separate mass or tress of hair, or of some substance (such as jute) made to resemble hair, formerly worn on the head by women.
  11. Synonyms:
    1. shift, change, move, reversal, button, control, transition, lever, slap, lash, buffet, whisk, bop, smack, wag, clap, haymaker, bash, slug, chop, plump, bust, pelt, thud, conversion, dab, hack, lash, rap, key, clip, box, slam, hook, pick, swipe, swat, biff, sock, waggle, flogger, blow, bat, douse, stripe, spank, whop, changeover, smash, transformation
  1. a beating by means of a switch (twig or twigs).
  2. movement of an animal's tail
  3. the transference of an investment from one fund to another
  4. the movement of a locomotive from one track to another
  5. change from one product / service provider to another
  6. Synonyms:
    1. role reversal, exchange of roles, role switching
  1. One who or that which switches.
  2. (electronics) A switchmode power supply.
  3. (rail transport, US) A railway locomotive used for shunting; a shunter.
  4. Synonyms:
    1. shunter
  1. plural of switcher
  2. Synonyms:
    1. shunters
Find more words!
Use * for blank tiles (max 2) Advanced Search Advanced Search
Use * for blank spaces Advanced Search
Advanced Word Finder

See Also

Watch and Learn
Nearby Words
6-letter Words Starting With
Find Nouns
Word Tools Finders & Helpers Other Languages More Synonyms
Copyright WordHippo © 2019