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Definition 1: 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) - [noun denoting artifact]

(toggle is a kind of ...) restraint that attaches to something or holds something in place

Definition 2: a hinged switch that can assume either of two positions - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for toggle in the sense of this definition

(toggle is a kind of ...) control consisting of a mechanical or electrical or electronic device for making or breaking or changing the connections in a circuit

(... is a kind of toggle ) (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

Definition 3: 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 - [noun denoting communication]

(toggle is a kind of ...) (computer science) a line of code written as part of a computer program

Definition 4: fasten with, or as if with, a toggle - [verb of contact]

(toggle is a kind of ...) cause to be firmly attached

"fasten the lock onto the door" "she fixed her gaze on the man"

Definition 5: release by a toggle switch - [verb of contact]

Samples where toggle or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • toggle a bomb from an airplane

(toggle is a kind of ...) release, as from one's grip

"Let go of the door handle, please!" "relinquish your grip on the rope--you won't fall"

Definition 6: provide with a toggle or toggles - [verb of possession]

(toggle is a kind of ...) give something useful or necessary to

"We provided the room with an electrical heater"

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