Main definitions of autoswitch in English

: autoswitch1autoswitch2

autoswitch1

noun

Computing
  • A switch that operates automatically, an automatic switch; specifically a facility by which a device automatically switches between different modes of operation or adjusts its settings according to circumstances.

Origin

Early 20th century; earliest use found in Horseless Age. From auto- + switch.

Pronunciation

autoswitch

/ˈɔːtə(ʊ)swɪtʃ/

Main definitions of autoswitch in English

: autoswitch1autoswitch2

autoswitch2

verb

Computing
  • no object To switch automatically between different modes of operation or different settings according to circumstances.

Origin

1980s; earliest use found in InfoWorld. From auto- + switch, after autoswitch.

Pronunciation

autoswitch

/ˈɔːtə(ʊ)swɪtʃ/