Actuator vs Shutdown - What's the difference?

actuator | shutdown |


As nouns the difference between actuator and shutdown

is that actuator is something that actuates something else, especially a mechanism that causes a device to be switched on or off while shutdown is the action of stopping operations; a closing, of a computer, business, event, etc.

actuator

English

Noun

(wikipedia actuator) (en noun)
  • Something that actuates something else, especially a mechanism that causes a device to be switched on or off
  • * The mind is the actuator of the body
  • (computing) The mechanism that moves the head assembly on a disk drive
  • (electrical) A relay that controls the flow of electricity
  • Anagrams

    * ----

    shutdown

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • The action of stopping operations; a closing, of a computer, business, event, etc.
  • You need to enter your password at startup, but it's not required at shutdown .
  • A statement, insult, etc. that prevents the opponent from replying further.
  • When he insulted me, my reply was such a shutdown he ceased his insults.

    Antonyms

    * startup