a locomotive for switching rolling stock in a yard.
noun 1. a slender, flexible shoot, rod, etc., used especially in whipping or disciplining. 2. an act of whipping or beating with or as with such an object; a stroke, lash, or whisking movement. 3. a slender growing shoot, as of a plant. 4. a hairpiece consisting of a bunch or tress of long hair […]
noun, plural switcheroos. Slang. 1. an unexpected or sudden change or reversal in attitude, character, position, action, etc. noun 1. (US, slang) a surprising or unexpected change or variation switched-off
noun, Electricity. 1. switching equipment used in an electric power station. noun 1. (electrical engineering) any of several devices used for opening and closing electric circuits, esp those that pass high currents
noun 1. (informal, mainly Austral) a woman who operates a telephone switchboard