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English definition of “toggle”

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.
(Definition of toggle from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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