Definition of microswitch in English:

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microswitch

Pronunciation: /ˈmʌɪkrə(ʊ)swɪtʃ/

noun

A very sensitive electric switch that can be operated rapidly by a small movement.
Example sentences
  • We've run string from one end of our milking parlor to the microswitches that control the electric motors on the other end that open and close the parlor's three doors.
  • Reverse is engaged by pulling on a special T-bar on the centre console that operates a microswitch.
  • The microswitches detect any tampering and, if tampered, the system erases the secret keys and data.

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