Definition of microswitch in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈmʌɪkrə(ʊ)swɪtʃ


  • A very sensitive electric switch that can be operated rapidly by a small movement.
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    • 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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