Switch vs Car - What's the difference?

switch | car |


As nouns the difference between switch and car

is that switch is a device to turn electric current on]] and [[turn off|off or direct its flow while car is friend.

As verbs the difference between switch and car

is that switch is to exchange while car is (lb).

As an adjective switch

is (snowboarding) riding with their opposite foot forward from their natural position bbc sport, [http://wwwbbccouk/sport/0/winter-olympics/26141070 "sochi 2014: a jargon-busting guide to the halfpipe"], 11 february 2014 .

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

switch

English

Noun

(es)
  • A device to turn electric current on]] and [[turn off, off or direct its flow.
  • A change.
  • * {{quote-news
  • , year=2011 , date=January 19 , author=Jonathan Stevenson , title=Leeds 1 - 3 Arsenal , work=BBC citation , page= , passage=Wenger sent on Cesc Fabregas and Van Persie to try to finish Leeds off and with 14 minutes left the switch paid off as the Spaniard sent Bendtner away down the right and his wonderful curling cross was headed in by Van Persie at the far post. }}
  • (rail transport, US) A movable section of railroad track which allows the train to be directed down one of two destination tracks; point.
  • A slender woody plant stem used as a whip; a thin, flexible rod, associated with corporal punishment in the United States.
  • * 2007 , Jeffrey W. Hamilton, Raising Godly Children in a Wicked World , Lulu.com, page 15:
  • "A proper switch is a slim, flexible branch off a tree or a bush. A switch applied to the buttocks stings fiercely. It may leave red marks or bruises, but it causes no lasting damage. ."
  • (computer science) A command line notation allowing specification of optional behavior.
  • Use the /b switch to specify black-and-white printing.
  • (computing, programming) A programming construct that takes different actions depending on the value of an expression.
  • * 2004', "Curt", ''Can I use IF statements, and still use '''switches ?'' (on newsgroup ''microsoft.public.word.mailmerge.fields )
  • (computing, networking) A networking device connecting multiple wires, allowing them to communicate simultaneously, when possible. Compare to the less efficient hub device that solely duplicates network packets to each wire.
  • (telecommunication) A system of specialized relays, computer hardware, or other equipment which allows the interconnection of a calling party's telephone line with any called party's line.
  • (BDSM) One who is willing to take either a sadistic or a masochistic role.
  • * 2012 , Terri-Jean Bedford, Bondage Bungalow Fantasies (page 99)
  • Ideally, if one of your ladies happens to be a switch (or would be willing to switch for this scene), I would love to be able to inflict a little "revenge tickling" as well, as part of a scenario.
  • A separate mass or tress of hair, or of some substance (such as jute) made to resemble hair, formerly worn on the head by women.
  • Synonyms

    * (section of railroad track) (UK ) points * (whip) crop * (command-line notation) flag, option, specifier

    Derived terms

    * asleep at the switch * dipswitch * light switch * railway switch * switchback * switchblade * switchboard * switcheroo * switchout

    Verb

    (es)
  • To exchange.
  • * {{quote-magazine, date=2013-06-01, volume=407, issue=8838
  • , page=13 (Technology Quarterly), magazine=(The Economist) , title= Ideas coming down the track , passage=A “moving platform” scheme
  • To change (something) to the specified state using a switch.
  • To whip or hit with a switch.
  • * 1899 , (Joseph Conrad),
  • They were looking on the ground, absorbed in thought. The manager was switching his leg with a slender twig: his sagacious relative lifted his head.
  • To change places, tasks, etc.
  • (slang) To get angry suddenly; to quickly or unreasonably become enraged.
  • To swing or whisk.
  • to switch a cane
  • To be swung or whisked.
  • The angry cat's tail switched back and forth.
  • To trim.
  • to switch a hedge
    (Halliwell)
  • To turn from one railway track to another; to transfer by a switch; generally with off'', ''from , etc.
  • to switch''' off a train; to '''switch a car from one track to another
  • (ecclesiastical) To shift to another circuit.
  • Adjective

    (-)
  • (snowboarding) riding with their opposite foot forward from their natural position. BBC Sport, "Sochi 2014: A jargon-busting guide to the halfpipe", 11 February 2014
  • Coordinate terms

    (snowboarding) * goofy * regular

    See also

    * switch off * switch on

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    car

    English

    Etymology 1

    From (etyl) (m), from (etyl) (m) (from .

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (dated) A wheeled vehicle, drawn by a horse or other animal.
  • A wheeled vehicle that moves independently, with at least three wheels, powered mechanically, steered by a driver and mostly for personal transportation; a motorcar or automobile.
  • She drove her car to the mall.
  • * {{quote-book, year=2006, author=
  • , title=Internal Combustion , chapter=1 citation , passage=If successful, Edison and Ford—in 1914—would move society away from the ever more expensive and then universally known killing hazards of gasoline cars : […] .}}
  • (rail transport, chiefly, North America) An unpowered unit in a railroad train.
  • The conductor coupled the cars to the locomotive.
  • (rail transport) an individual vehicle, powered or unpowered, in a multiple unit.
  • The 11:10 to London was operated by a 4-car diesel multiple unit
  • (rail transport) A passenger-carrying unit in a subway or elevated train, whether powered or not.
  • From the front-most car of the subway, he filmed the progress through the tunnel.
  • A rough unit of quantity approximating the amount which would fill a railroad car.
  • We ordered five hundred cars of gypsum.
  • The moving, load-carrying component of an elevator or other cable-drawn transport mechanism.
  • Fix the car of the express elevator - the door is sticking.
  • The passenger-carrying portion of certain amusement park rides, such as Ferris wheels.
  • The most exciting part of riding a Ferris wheel is when your car goes over the top.
  • The part of an airship, such as a balloon or dirigible, which houses the passengers and control apparatus.
  • * {{quote-book, 1850, , 3= A System of Aeronautics, page=152
  • , passage=Everything being apparently in readiness now, I stepped into the car of the balloon,
  • (sailing) A sliding fitting that runs along a track.
  • * {{quote-book, 1995, Ken Textor, The New Book of Sail Trim, page=201 citation
  • , passage=On boats 25 feet or more, it is best to mount a mast car and track on the front of the mast so you can adjust the height of the pole above the deck }}
  • (uncountable, US) The aggregate of desirable characteristics of a car.
  • Buy now! You can get more car for your money.
  • (US) A floating perforated box for living fish.
  • Image:TOYOTA FCHV 01.jpg, A hydrogen-powered car . Image:Train wagons 0834.jpg, Freight cars . Image:RandenTrain.jpg, A self-propelled passenger car . Image:Ferris wheel - melbourne show 2005.jpg, Ferris wheel cars . Image:Traveller (sailing).jpg, Car on a sailboat. Image:ZeppelinLZ127b.jpg, Car of a Zeppelin. Image:240 Sparks Elevators.jpg, Elevator cars .
    Synonyms
    * (private vehicle that moves independently) auto, motorcar, vehicle; automobile (US), motor (British colloquial), carriage (obsolete) * (non-powered part of a train) railcar, wagon * (unit of quantity) carload, wagonload * (passenger-carrying light rail unit) carriage * (part of an airship) gondola, basket (balloons only) * See also
    Derived terms
    * * * * * , (l) * (l) * * * * * * , (l) * * (l) * * *

    See also

    * bus * truck * van

    Etymology 2

    Acronym of c'''ontents]] of the '''a'''ddress part of [[register, '''r egister number . Note that it was based on original hardware and has no meaning today.

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (computing) The first part of a cons in LISP. The first element of a list
  • * Matt Kaufmann, Panagiotis Manolios, and J Strother Moore, Computer-aided reasoning: an approach , 2000 :
  • The elements of a list are the successive cars''' along the "cdr chain." That is, the elements are the '''car''', the '''car''' of the cdr, the '''car of the cdr of the cdr, etc.
    Antonyms
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    Derived terms
    * *

    Anagrams

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