toggle Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “toggle” in the English Dictionary

"toggle" in British English

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togglenoun [C]

uk   /ˈtɒɡ.l̩/  us   /ˈtɑː.ɡl̩/

toggle noun [C] (FASTENER)

a ​smallbar 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.
(Definition of toggle from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “toggle”
in Chinese (Simplified) 扣件, 套索扣,栓扣钉…
in Chinese (Traditional) 扣件, 套索扣,栓扣釘…
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