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Noun: toggle  tó-gul
  1. Any instruction that works first one way and then the other; it turns something on the first time it is used and then turns it off the next time
     
  2. A hinged switch that can assume either of two positions
    - toggle switch, on-off switch, on/off switch
     
  3. A fastener consisting of a peg or pin or crosspiece that is inserted into an eye at the end of a rope or a chain or a cable in order to fasten it to something (as another rope or chain or cable)
Verb: toggle  tó-gul
  1. Provide with a toggle or toggles
     
  2. Fasten with, or as if with, a toggle
     
  3. Release by a toggle switch
    "toggle a bomb from an aeroplane"

Derived forms: toggled, toggles, toggling

Type of: command, electric switch, electrical switch, fasten, fastener, fastening, fix, fixing, furnish, holdfast, instruction, let go, let go of, program line, provide, release, relinquish, render, secure, statement, supply, switch

Encyclopedia: Toggle