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Syllabification: DIP switch

noun

Computing
An arrangement of switches in a dual in-line package used to select the operating mode of a device such as a printer.
Example sentences
  • The last DIP switch, SW6, controls whether the keyboard goes to sleep when the computer does.
  • The DAT drive was configured for active termination via the appropriate DIP switch.
  • It is possible that your main board uses a jumper or DIP switch to disable the on-board sound, but this is very unlikely.

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dip switch 2 Line breaks: dip switch

Entry from British & World English dictionary

noun

British
A switch for lowering a vehicle’s headlight beams.
Example sentences
  • My dip switch has failed and on close inspection seems to have been very hot.
  • In some vehicles the dip switch comprises an electrical three-way switch.

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