DIP switch

noun
(computer science) one of a set of small on-off switches mounted in computer hardware; used in place of jumpers to configure the machine for a user
Topics: ↑computer science, ↑computing
Hypernyms: ↑toggle switch, ↑toggle, ↑on-off switch, ↑on/off switch

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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