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toggle

noun [C] uk   /ˈtɒɡ.l̩/  us   /ˈtɑː.ɡl̩/

toggle noun [C] (FASTENER)

a small bar of wood or plastic that is used to fasten something by being put through a hole or loop

toggle noun [C] (COMPUTER SWITCH)

a key or button on a computer that is pressed to turn a feature on and then off: Select the function you require by pointing to the toggle (= image of a button on the screen) with the mouse and then clicking.

toggle

verb [I or T] uk   /ˈtɒɡ.l̩/  us   /ˈtɑː.ɡl̩/
to switch a feature on a computer on and off by pressing the same button or key: Use this key to toggle between the two typefaces. By toggling this key, you can switch the italics on and off.
Translations of “toggle”
in Chinese (Traditional) 扣件, 套索扣,栓扣釘…
in Chinese (Simplified) 扣件, 套索扣,栓扣钉…
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