a form of air switch in which a moving element, usually a hinged blade, is placed between two contact clips.
an electric switch in which a flat metal blade, hinged at one end, is pushed between fixed contacts
[nahyf] /naɪf/ noun, plural knives [nahyvz] /naɪvz/ (Show IPA) 1. an instrument for cutting, consisting essentially of a thin, sharp-edged, metal blade fitted with a handle. 2. a knifelike weapon; dagger or short sword. 3. any blade for cutting, as in a tool or machine. verb (used with object), knifed, knifing. 4. to apply a […]
noun, plural knights bachelors, knight bachelors. 1. (def 3). noun (pl) knights bachelors, knights bachelor 1. a person who has been knighted but who does not belong to any of the orders of knights 2. another name for a bachelor (sense 3)
[nahyt] /naɪt/ noun 1. a mounted soldier serving under a feudal superior in the Middle Ages. 2. (in Europe in the Middle Ages) a man, usually of noble birth, who after an apprenticeship as page and squire was raised to honorable military rank and bound to chivalrous conduct. 3. any person of a rank similar […]
noun, plural knights bannerets. 1. 1 (def 2). noun (pl) knights bannerets 1. another name for a banneret