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  • adjective Not switched.
  • adjective physics, computing Directly connected without an intervening switch.


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  • Our telecom revolution is in large part built on the success of unswitched TCP/IP technology, much of which was developed by the propeller hat crowd at the big telcos.

    Coyote Blog » Blog Archive » Ezra Klein, There Is A Reason You Can’t Get An Answer to Your Question 2009

  • The passengers would go forward through the vestibule to take their seats in the train proper and the emptied waiting car would then be unswitched and go back to the station to begin the performance all over again -- all this while the train was going at top speed.

    Bought and Paid For From the Play of George Broadhurst Arthur Hornblow 1903

  • Now we ain't goin 'to give ornery unswitched horse, that hain't done nawthin' wuth a quart of oats sence he wuz foaled, pet names that would be good enough fer Nancy

    The Day's Work - Volume 1 Rudyard Kipling 1900

  • These are metal rings rigidly mounted on the rotor, and combined with brushes (as used with commutators), provide continuous unswitched connection to the rotor windings.

    Yahoo! Answers: Latest Questions 2010

  • Nineteen recommendations dealt with kilowatts, advising OU to turn off lights, unplug "energy vampire" appliances, and rewire buildings to eliminate round-the-clock unswitched lighting.

    The Athens NEWS :: Athens, Ohio's only locally-owned newspaper :: Home Jim Phillips 2010

  • •Fans require an unswitched electrical junction box.

    Recently Uploaded Slideshows 2009

  • * 10 AC outlets (2 switched, 2 delayed, 6 unswitched) * Clean Power Stage 3 V2 circuitry (sections for analog audio/video, high-current audio, and digital components) * selectable voltmeter/ampmeter w/front-panel digital LED display 2009

  • Users can also plug their modem, wireless router, and printer into unswitched outlets to keep their wireless network and printing up and running while the main computer system is off.

    Original Signal - Transmitting Gadgets 2008

  • Users can also plug their modems, wireless routers, and printers into unswitched outlets to keep their wireless network and printing up and running while the main computer system is off.

    Electronic House Recently Filed 2008


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