actuator

Switch vs Actuator - What's the difference?

switch | actuator |


As nouns the difference between switch and actuator

is that switch is a device to turn electric current on]] and [[turn off|off or direct its flow while actuator is something that actuates something else, especially a mechanism that causes a device to be switched on or off.

As a verb switch

is to exchange.

As a adjective switch

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Mechanism vs Actuator - What's the difference?

mechanism | actuator |


As nouns the difference between mechanism and actuator

is that mechanism is within a machine or machinery; any mechanical means for the conversion or control of motion, or the transmission or control of power while actuator is something that actuates something else, especially a mechanism that causes a device to be switched on or off.

Device vs Actuator - What's the difference?

device | actuator |


As nouns the difference between device and actuator

is that device is any piece of equipment made for a particular purpose, especially a mechanical or electrical one while actuator is something that actuates something else, especially a mechanism that causes a device to be switched on or off.

Actuate vs Actuator - What's the difference?

actuate | actuator | Derived terms |

Actuator is a derived term of actuate.


As a verb actuate

is to activate, or to put into motion; to animate.

As a noun actuator is

something that actuates something else, especially a mechanism that causes a device to be switched on or off.

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