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swi ching

  • n  the act of changing one thing or position for another
  • v  change over, change around, as to a new order or sequence
  • v  exchange or give (something) in exchange for
  • v  lay aside, abandon, or leave for another
  • v  make a shift in or exchange of; then we switched"
  • v  cause to go on or to be engaged or set in operation
  • v  flog with or as if with a flexible rod
  • v  reverse (a direction, attitude, or course of action)

  • Baran's packet-switching network, as it came to be called, might have been a minor footnote in cold war history were it not for one contingency: it took root in the computers that .
  • Another 28% said they were considering switching.
  • Strapped for cash for the past few years, the local council has taken to switching off all the streetlights.
News & Articles

  • Georgia GOP eyes nominating conventions. Here's why it matters.
    The resolution being voted on Saturday doesn't actually make the change, but rather calls for a closer examination of it. Switching the nomination process would require a change to state law.
    June 21, 2013 - Washington Post
  • This Tech Giant Is Switching Teams
    This Tech Giant Is Switching Teams        
    June 19, 2013 - The Motley Fool
  • Democrat Hulsey considering switching to an independent
    MADISON, Wis. — Democratic state Rep. Brett Hulsey of Madison is considering switching his party affiliation to become an independent. Republican Assembly Speaker Robin Vos says Hulsey told him and Democratic Assembly Leader Peter Barca on Tuesday he was considering the switch.
    June 18, 2013 - Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune

  • Barack Obama in Los Angeles Times
    We didn't say we'd be switching off the lights and closing the door behind us,the president said. "We said that we'd begin a transition phase."
  • Justin Wilson in The Associated Press
    Switching teams every year has been hard,said Wilson, who lives in Colorado with his wife, Julia, and their two infant daughters.
  • Barry Bonds in San Jose Mercury News
    I had to get over them switching those baseballs,Bonds said. "Every time that happens, I kind of go into a slide. It's tough because you actually realize something is going on. . . . It's hard to not know something's happening right in...

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