What does switching mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. switch, switching, shiftnoun

    the act of changing one thing or position for another

    "his switch on abortion cost him the election"


  1. switchingnoun

    a beating by means of a switch (twig or twigs).

  2. switchingnoun

    movement of an animal's tail

  3. switchingnoun

    the transference of an investment from one fund to another

  4. switchingnoun

    the movement of a locomotive from one track to another

  5. switchingnoun

    change from one product / service provider to another


  1. switching

    Switching refers to the process of changing or alternating between different statuses, conditions, systems, or tasks. In technological terms, it often refers to the process of directing a signal or data element to the appropriate destination, such as in a network switch in computer networking.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Switching

    of Switch

  2. Switching

    a. & n. from Switch, v

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of switching in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of switching in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of switching in a Sentence

  1. Needham Co analyst Alex Henderson:

    Security and Collaboration were definitely the bright spot. But I am really concerned about the switching and routing business. They are the company's biggest and important units.

  2. Jonathan Chaplin:

    Verizon has been losing subscribers in the first quarter for the last few years – churn is higher than gross adds, with the drop in switching activity induced by social distancing, Verizon should have benefited.

  3. Stephen Burgess:

    While the differences observed were small in magnitude, this study suggests that taking up a vegetarian diet may not be universally beneficial for all health outcomes, when considering cardiovascular health, switching to a vegetarian diet should not be seen as an end in itself, but should be considered alongside additional dietary and lifestyle changes.

  4. Claudia Sahm:

    The Fed is being very clear across the board, even people you would think of as more ‘dovish,’ that they do not want to let up too soon and get us into a situation where then they have to come back and do even more, i don’t think that switching up who’s voting will matter much.

  5. Devin Booker:

    I think with the team and the capabilities of the shooters that we have on this team, that we need to generate more 3s, obviously, they’re switching a lot and staying home on shooters. So there’s just a way of figuring it out.

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