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  Switch - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A biased switch is one containing a spring that returns the actuator to a certain position.
Switches can be designed to respond to any type of mechanical stimulus: for example, vibration (the trembler switch), tilt, air pressure, fluid level (the float switch), the turning of a key (key switch), linear or rotary movement (the limit switch or microswitch), or presence of a magnetic field (the reed switch).
The advantage of this type of switch is that the liquid metal flows around particles of dirt and debris that might otherwise prevent the contacts of a conventional switch from closing.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Switch   (2182 words)

 Switch: Tutte le informazioni su Switch su Encyclopedia.it
Nella tecnologia delle reti informatiche, uno switch, in inglese letteralmente commutatore, è un dispositivo di rete che inoltra selettivamente i pacchetti ricevuti verso una porta di uscita.
L'uso esclusivo di switch per collegare nodi (con esclusione di hub e bridge) consente di aumentare l'efficienza di una tipica rete 10Base-T di un fattore 10, portandola dunque a competere con una più costosa rete 100Base-T provvista esclusivamente di hub, e quindi con topologia logica a bus.
Nel gergo delle reti, uno switch separa i domini di collisione connessi alle sue porte, ovvero se due calcolatori collegati a porte diverse trasmettono contemporaneamente, non si verifica una collisione, e i due pacchetti possono attraversare lo switch contemporaneamente.
www.encyclopedia.it /s/sw/switch.html   (995 words)

 Network switch - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A switch can connect Ethernet, Token Ring, Fibre Channel or other types of packet switched network segments together to form a heterogeneous network operating at OSI Layer 2 (though there may be complications caused by the different MTUs of the standards).
A switch isolates ports, meaning that every received packet is sent out only to the port on which the target may be found (assuming the proper port can be found; if it is not, then the switch will broadcast the packet to all ports).
Switches have difficulty in monitoring traffic because each port is isolated until it transmits data, and even then only the sending and receiving ports are connected.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Network_switch   (1126 words)

 Apple switch ads - Encyclopedia Dramatica   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
This is how 90s and apathetic you look if you switch to apple.
Switch was an ad campaign launched by Apple Computer on June 10, 2002.
The Switch campaign was gradually phased out, since it was not the success Apple hoped for it to be.
www.encyclopediadramatica.com /index.php/Apple_switch_ads   (119 words)

 Define switch - a definition from Whatis.com
In the traditional circuit-switched telephone network, one or more switches are used to set up a dedicated though temporary connection or circuit for an exchange between two or more parties.
In a wide area packet-switched network such as the Internet, a switch determines from the IP address in each packet which output port to use for the next part of its trip to the intended destination.
Switches are found at the backbone and gateway levels of a network where one network connects with another and at the subnetwork level where data is being forwarded close to its destination or origin.
whatis.techtarget.com /definition/0,289893,sid9_gci213079,00.html   (670 words)

 Context Switch Encyclopedia @ CompleteIdiotsGuide.com (Complete Idiots Guide)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
A context switch is the computing process of storing and restoring the state of a CPU (the context) such that multiple processes can share a single CPU resource.
Context switches are usually computationally intensive and much of the design of operating systems is to optimize the use of context switches.
The extreme case is the barrel processor architecture, which switches between threads of execution on every cycle.
completeidiotsguide.com /encyclopedia/Context_switch   (514 words)

 The Switch Myth
Even though great strides in both track and switch technologies were made in the 50's, 60's and beyond, the myth today remains a thorn in the side for monorail proponents.
Switches exist at each terminal station for reversal of train direction, another switch near the southern terminal accesses the maintenance/storage facility.
With the four-mile system, there are switches at the terminal stations for direction reversal and access to the maintenance/storage facility, as well as two switches along the route to facilitate bypassing and special short runs.
www.monorails.org /tMspages/switch.html   (1059 words)

 Railroad switch Info - Encyclopedia WikiWhat.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The position of the switch is usually changed electrically and controlled from a remote control center or signal box, from where staff also alter semaphores or light signals correspondingly.
A switch point of a tram is often operated remotely by the driver.
A double switch or English switch is a crossing of railroads AB and CD at a small angle, with the possibility to pass from one to the other (go from A to D and from B to C).
wikiwhat.com /encyclopedia/r/ra/railroad_switch.html   (358 words)

 Membrane switch panels - Screen House   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Membrane switches are worth considering if there are two or more switches because printing is then a cheaper option than mechanical switches.
Screen House is a designer and manufacturer of membrane switches, switch membranes, logo labels and name plates, insulation and membrane parts for technical applications.
Membrane switches are components consisting of a surface membrane and an integrated switch, Leds and EL-technology.
www.membrane-switch-panels.com /index.html   (268 words)

 Spelmagazijn - Review - Switch
A switch is changing the place of 2 pictures and also turning them over.
If the just switched pictures are part of a combination which the player hasn't formed yet, he can note it on the scoreform.
The pictures with the white arrows are switched.
www.spelmagazijn.nl /uk/spelmag/switch.html   (479 words)

 Emergency Transfer Switch.
The manual transfer switches are wired directly to the load center inside the home and provide a fast and easy way of connecting the generator to the home during a power outage.
During a power outage, the manual transfer switches isolate the emergency circuits from the utility line allowing for efficient operation of the generator without back feeding onto the utility.
Manual transfer switches allow home owners to safely switch from the utility power to a back-up generator during power outage.
www.emergencyswitch.com   (222 words)

 switch (C# Programmer's Reference)
The switch statement is a control statement that handles multiple selections by passing control to one of the case statements within its body.
The switch statement can include any number of case instances, but no two case constants within the same switch statement can have the same value.
In the preceding example, an integral type variable, n, was used for the switch cases.
msdn.microsoft.com /library/en-us/csref/html/vclrfTheSwitchStatement.asp   (348 words)

 SWITCH Cymru - Welcome to SWITCH Cymru
Switch can help you with learning all sorts of new things; whether for fun, to keep up with the children, do more to help your community or to help your job prospects.
What is different about SWITCH is that you can do so at a local community centre run by local volunteers who will give you support and help.
In time Switch intends to help people improve their job prospects whether or not you are currently in work.
www.switch-cymru.org.uk   (375 words)

 Switch - A switch statement for Perl - search.cpan.org
In seeking to devise a "Swiss Army" case mechanism suitable for Perl, it is useful to generalize this notion of distributed conditional testing as far as possible.
Specifically, the concept of "matching" between the switch value and the various case values need not be restricted to numeric (or string or referential) equality, as it is in other languages.
If your source file is longer then 1 million characters and you have a switch statement that crosses the 1 million (or 2 million, etc.) character boundary you will get mysterious errors.
search.cpan.org /~rgarcia/Switch-2.10/Switch.pm   (1316 words)

 Home - Switch and Data
Switch and Data is the first neutral interconnection provider to provide Layer 1 and Layer 2 connectivity between 111 8th Avenue and 60 Hudson.
Switch and Data delivers comprehensive colocation, interconnection, and peering solutions in a neutral marketplace built for your business.
Above all else, Switch and Data is about the right people to deliver your solution.
www.switchanddata.com   (150 words)

 What is switch? - A Word Definition From the Webopedia Computer Dictionary
Switches operate at the data link layer (layer 2) and sometimes the network layer (layer 3) of the OSI Reference Model and therefore support any packet protocol.
LANs that use switches to join segments are called switched LANs or, in the case of Ethernet networks, switched Ethernet LANs.
The switches on the back of printers and on expansion boards are called DIP switches.
www.webopedia.com /TERM/s/switch.html   (476 words)

 Switch. Off.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
More people are interested in switching off their PCs and Macs than ever before.
We haven't received thousands of emails from people who have successfully switched off their PCs and Macs, so we can only guess at what exciting things they're doing with their lives now.
Read why some reviewers have already switched off their PCs and Macs, how they appreciate public transport and how they have developed a new love for their fellow man.
weblog.garyturner.net /switch   (281 words)

 Battery cutoff switches for drag racing and RV use   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The Big Switch is a heavy-duty battery disconnect switch rated at 250 amps continuous service and 2500 amps for 5 second intervals (12V / 24V).
The Big Switch, FR 1005, is supplied with a lock-out bracket which enables a padlock to be inserted in the "off" position to comply with OSHA lock-out/tag-out regulation 1910.147.
The Little Switch is rated at 100 amps continuous service and 500 amps for 10 second surges making it ideal for street rods, classics and passenger cars.
www.magnumforce.com /flaming_river_battery_switches.asp   (530 words)

 Over 120,000 Switchplates-Switch Plates In Stock, Ready to Ship
Light switch plates were once strictly utilitarian items--a humble piece of hardware.
Switch Hits showcases what happens when artists, thinking outside the (electrical) box, apply their design talent to an overlooked object, elevating switch plates into a realm of decorative accessory…dare I say…a piece of art.
The source of Switch Hits artists' inspiration for decorative light switchplates may be an idea for an image, a particular color combination, or even a newly-developed technique.
www.switchhits.com   (493 words)

 switch slide - --
These slide switches were used to select between 110 and 220 VAC for power supplies.
This switch has DPDT contacts and are printed with 110 / 220 selection.
This switch has SPST contacts and are printed with 110 / 220 selection.
www.switch.wrobots.com /?switch=slide   (140 words)

 Technorati Tag: switch   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Electronics Switches at NTE Electronics Huge selection of electronics switches and cross reference.
Switches at Smarthome.com Lights, dimmer, two and three way, remote control, and more.
Switches at Del City Visit Del City for canopy, rocker, solenoid, toggle switches and more.
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 Switch Sound File Converter - Plus Edition, Audio File Converter Software
Switch Sound File Converter integrates directly with other sound software programs including Express Burn for CD Recording, Express Rip for Direct CD Ripping, WavePad for Sound File Editing, RecordPad for Professional Sound Recording and Express Scribe for Typing Voice Recordings.
Switch audio file converter is intuitive and easy to use interface.
Switch audio file converter is just one component of the NCH Swift Sound suite of audio software for business.
www.nch.com.au /switch/plus.html   (539 words)

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Press the switch, and with guns at the ready, charge out at full speed to the end of the hall.
You can push a switch in the mini-room between the ammo you found to lower a block...so go right from the switch for a few paces, then right again to climb the block.
Press the switch at the end of the left side of the room to reveal a room with treasure and water.
www.cheatcc.com /pc/sg/mummy.txt   (16382 words)

 ICON On/Off Light Switch
The ICON On/Off Switch functions only as a non-dimming On/Off switch; if you need a switch to control other dimmable lights, choose the best switch the fits your load requirement: the ICON Dimmer Switch 300W, the SwitchLinc V2 Dimmer 600W, or the high-power SwitchLinc V2 Dimmer 1000W.
The ICON On/Off Switch is easy to install and set up and yet so affordable, you'll want to replace all your switches with ICON Switches.
The main ICON On/Off Switch must be connected to the standard wires: load, line, neutral, and ground.
www.smarthome.com /2876sb.html   (1227 words)

 Howstuffworks "How LAN Switches Work"
Switches are another fundamental part of many networks because they speed things up.
Switches allow different nodes (a network connection point, typically a computer) of a network to communicate directly with one another in a smooth and efficient manner.
Switches that provide a separate connection for each node in a company's internal network are called LAN switches.
computer.howstuffworks.com /lan-switch.htm   (228 words)

 Blackjack - Play and switch your blackjack cards
The player needs to put an equal bet on the two hands and can only switch the second card between the hands.
The player may switch the second card dealt to each hand.
If you now switch the second card dealt, the 3 and 6, you will get 5+6 and 7+3.
www.blackjackswitch.net   (327 words)

 Membrane Switch | Membrane Keypads
Because of the relatively short travel of a membrane switch it is often desirable to provide users tactile feedback.
Tactile Switches are created by adding domes to the basic membrane switch construction.
Tactile switches constructed with polyester domes have domes formed into either the graphics layer or the top circuit layer.
www.nelsonusa.com /membrane_switches/index.htm   (246 words)

Jesse Hudelson aka "Switch (The Poet)" is currently active, serving his country in the United States Army.
For this Switch sends his love to the friends and family of the fallen soldiers all over the world given the sacrifice that is able to be given by a U.S. Soldier, Thier Lives.
Switch, possesses that power to push the entire genre into a higher level.
www.unsignedbandweb.com /music/bands/4088   (565 words)

 SwitchBlog - PARODIES
Another Switch ad parody or, in this case, tribute might be a better word.
Switching computing platforms can be either a trivial decision or a major one depending on your individual circumstances.
What makes switching easy and what makes it hard are what this blog is about.
www.switchblog.com /parodies   (428 words)

 : Class Switch
The Switch node controls which of its children will be rendered.
It defines a child selection value (a switch value) that can either select a single child, or it can select 0 or more children using a mask to indicate which children are selected for rendering.
The Switch node contains an ordered list of children, but the index order of the children in the list is only used for selecting the appropriate child or children and does not specify rendering order.
java.sun.com /products/java-media/3D/forDevelopers/J3D_1_2_API/j3dapi/javax/media/j3d/Switch.html   (621 words)

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