toggle Meaning, definition in Cambridge English Dictionary
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Meaning of "toggle" - English Dictionary

See all translations

togglenoun [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.

toggleverb [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…
(Definition of toggle from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of toggle?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
Word of the Day
social security

a system of payments made by the government to people who are ill, poor, or who have no job

Word of the Day

Are you a glass-half-full person? (Everyday Idioms)
Are you a glass-half-full person? (Everyday Idioms)
by Kate Woodford,
July 29, 2015
A reader of this blog recently asked for a post on idioms that are used in everyday English. This seemed like a reasonable request. After all, if you are going to make the effort to learn a set of English idioms, you want those idioms to be useful. The question, then, was

Read More 

responsible luxury noun
responsible luxury noun
August 03, 2015
high-end, green tourism and hospitality Jumeirah’s ‘responsible luxury’ approach is an example of a sustainable travel experience – future guests will enjoy the environment as much as today’s.

Read More