After I managed to get in I fished around for a light switch and found they didn't work.
Do you mean you'd switch with me?
Reaching inside the door, he flipped the light switch and the room was flooded with light from a ceiling fan.
True to form, he showed no reaction to the surprise visitor as he casually flipped on the switch, flooding the room in light.
As if a switch inside her was flipped, her tense movements disappeared, replaced by the graceful, supple movements of a cat.
Windows that can't be broken and can switch from opaque to clear.
He flipped a switch to display an aerial of the country club on one wall and Dusty's condo on another.
But who would switch the bones?
Carmen expected him to switch to being a big brother now.
This arrangement is still employed, a hook being attached to the switch lever so that the mere hanging up of the telephone puts the bell in circuit.
While that conjecture made a nice pat story, it didn't answer who was now so concerned with forty-year-old happenings to switch the skeleton, steal a finger bone, offer a substantial price for a virtually worthless mine, and perhaps take a shot at visitors to the Lucky Pup.
When he hit the master switch that bathed all the cars at once in light, he turned to watch her reaction.
The boys had been playing switch and swap every time it suited their fancy since they had shared a crib.
One hand was on the light switch while the other held a gun pointed directly at Dean.
Burgess flipped off the light switch, returning the room to darkness, and sat on the edge of the bed.
He retreated toward the bathroom just as the door opened—and just as Dean hit the light switch and rolled to the floor, flooding the room in brightness.
In a few minutes, a nurse came in and flipped a switch on the wall.
I meant that we'll switch, for a change.
The illumination of the field is given by a lamp near the object glass, controlled by a switch near the micrometer.
When signals are to be sent from either station the operator turns the switch c out of contact with the stop b, and then operates precisely as in open circuit send '" i ing.
Suppose the arm c of the switch S to be in contact with 2; thin when the key is manipulated it sends alternately positive and negative currents into the line.
Two receiving instruments, a siphon recorder and a mirror galvanometer, are shown; one only is absolutely necessary, but it is convenient Cable to have the galvanometer ready, so that in case of accident to the recorder it may be at once switched into circuit by the switch s.
The spring-jack used was a form of switch with two contact springs which pressed against each other, one being connected to the subscriber's line wire and the other to the annunciator, which was also earthed.
Each telephone set was equipped with a special key or switch by means of which the telephone could be transferred from an exclusive line to the call-wire at will.
At the subscriber's station when the receiver is on the hook switch the circuit is through the call-bell and a condenser.
Only calls originated by a subscriber pass through the selector switch (first selector) provided for his sole use; the calls incoming to him pass through one or other of the various connector switches upon which his circuit is multipled.
Each connexion involves the use of three switches, viz., a first selector, a connector switch, and a second selector which is brought into operation between the other two.
At the place where the four rails come together, the two inner ones (one of the main line and the other of the siding), known as " switch rails " (b, fig.
The current increases to a maximum as E approaches F, and diminishes to almost nothing when E is brought up to D; it can be completely interrupted by means of the switch H.
When the switch S is closed, K acts simply as a commutator or current-reverser, but if K is thrown over from right to left while S is opened, not only is the current reversed, but its strength is at the same time diminished by the interposition of the adjustable resistance R2.
By means of the three-way switch C the battery current may be sent either into the primary of E, for the purpose of calibrating the galvanometer, or into the magnetizing coil of the ring under test.
An incline railway, originally used to transport coal from the mines to the river and named the "Switch-Back," now carries tourists up the steep slopes of Mount Pisgah and Mount Jefferson, to Summit Hill, a rich anthracite coal region, with a famous "burning mine," which has been on fire since 1832, and then back.
This company began in 1827 the operation of the "Switch-Back," probably the first railway in the country to be used for transporting coal.
The child-labour law of 1909 forbids the employment of children under eighteen years of age in blast furnaces, tanneries, quarries, in managing elevator lifts or hoisting machines, in oiling dangerous machinery while in motion, at switch tending, as brakesmen, firemen, engineers, motormen and in other positions of similar character.
For use at the switch-boards of electric supply stations the instrument takes another form known as the "edge-wise" pattern.
D, The double pole switch connecting the 6 pairs of terminals A B c D E F in succession to the slide contacts.
Slabs are also manufactured, and, being readily cut, planed, dressed and enamelled, are used for chimney pieces, billiard tables, wall linings, cisterns, paving, tomb-stones, ridge rolls, electrical switch-boards and various other architectural and industrial purposes.
14), are tapered to a fine point or tongue, and rigidly connected together at such a distance apart that when one of the points is pressed against the outer or "stock" rail (a) of either the siding or the main line there is sufficient space between the other tongue and the other stock rail to permit the free passage of the flanges of the wheels on one side of the train, while the flanges on the other side find a continuous path along the other switch rail and thus are deflected in the desired direction.
Each subscriber's circuit on this system terminates upon the incoming portion of a selector switch, called a first selector, and is multipled upon the outgoing portions of a number of similar switches called connector switches.
The conditions permit of the circulation of the alternating currents of low periodicity, which are used for operating the bells, but in respect of the battery the circuit is open until the subscriber lifts the receiver, when the hook switch, thus released, joins the transmitter with one winding of an induction coil in series across the circuit.
"If he'd do something like that—chase that poor lad down the mountain and then leave the scene—he'd switch the bones," Fred said.
Later, when I talked to the FBI, they mentioned this turkey we're chasing plays the switch game with plates all the time.