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time switch Line breaks: time switch

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Definition of time switch in English:


A switch automatically activated at a preset time.
Example sentences
  • The photoperiod was controlled by a manually operated black-out facility in the poly-tunnel, and by automatic time switches in the cabinets.
  • As well as targeting known criminals in the area, police are providing discounted safety locks, personal attack alarms, time switches and low-energy bulbs.
  • The Pakistani government said during the raid in which the six were caught, authorities found 330 pounds of high explosives, detonators, transmitters, time switches, arms and ammunition.
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