on/off switch

Definitions

Electronics

  • A switch that serves to change between the on state and the off state. That is, the switch either turns something on, or it turns it off. Also called power switch (1).
  • A switch that serves to change between the on state and a standby state. Also called on/standby switch, or power switch (2).
  • A switch that serves to change between states in on/off keying.
  • synonymon/off control
  • synonymon/standby switch
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