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He lifted his head, looked around him, and was just going to switch off the light, when he noticed the open book on his table.
BELLA DONNAROBERT HICHENS
I drew back from the rim of Writing-On-the-Stone, that set of whispered phrases echoing in my ears.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
Even as he spoke, Gray had found the switch, and the apartment of Kazmah became flooded with subdued light.
DOPESAX ROHMER
She had forgotten to tell her mother of that fact—the safety of the closed receiving switch.
THE CAMPFIRE GIRLS OF ROSELAWNMARGARET PENROSE
Delancy's hand shot out to the radio switch, cutting off the voice of the announcer.
HOODED DETECTIVE, VOLUME III NO. 2, JANUARY, 1942VARIOUS
A switch is furnished so that when desired the stops and expression levers may be cut off and left to be operated by hand.
THE RECENT REVOLUTION IN ORGAN BUILDINGGEORGE LAING MILLER
Kingston-on-Thames is still provincial in appearance, though now the centre of a great growth of modern suburbs.
THE PORTSMOUTH ROAD AND ITS TRIBUTARIESCHARLES G. HARPER
Besides the districts mentioned, tobacco is grown largely in that of Frankfort-on-the Oder.
TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
There was some sort of a phonograph device under the cowl of that get-away car, and this was hooked up to the radio switch.
HOODED DETECTIVE, VOLUME III NO. 2, JANUARY, 1942VARIOUS
Then he crossed to the door, flipped the light switch to the off position, and looked back in the direction of the corpse.
HOODED DETECTIVE, VOLUME III NO. 2, JANUARY, 1942VARIOUS
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WORDS RELATED TO SWITCH ON

  • activating
  • beginning
  • energizing
  • get starting
  • igniting
  • initiating
  • introducing
  • logging on
  • putting in gear
  • putting on
  • setting in motion
  • starting up
  • switching on
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