1. [ noun ] (electricity) a hinged switch that can assume either of two positions
Synonyms: on-off_switch on/off_switch toggle_switch
Related terms: switch DIP_switch
2. [ noun ] (computer science) 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
Related terms: instruction
3. [ verb ] release by a toggle switch, of a bomb from an airplane
Related terms: let_go_of toggle_switch
4. [ verb ] fasten with, or as if with, a toggle
Related terms: fasten
5. [ verb ] provide with a toggle or toggles
Related terms: supply
6. [ noun ] 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)
Related terms: pin fastener
Similar spelling:   tousle