n.1.(Naut.) A wooden pin tapering toward both ends with a groove around its middle, fixed transversely in the eye of a rope to be secured to any other loop or bight or ring; a kind of button or frog capable of being readily engaged and disengaged for temporary purposes.
2.(Mach.) Two rods or plates connected by a toggle joint.
3.A toggle switch.
v. t.1.(Computer programming) To change the value of (a program variable) by activating a toggle switch; as, to toggle the view from character to graphic mode; to toggle the keyboard input from insert to overtype mode.
Toggle iron
a harpoon with a pivoted crosspiece in a mortise near the point to prevent it from being drawn out when a whale, shark, or other animal, is harpooned.
Toggle joint
an elbow or knee joint, consisting of two bars so connected that they may be brought quite or nearly into a straight line, and made to produce great endwise pressure, when any force is applied to bring them into this position.
Noun1.toggle - any instruction that works first one way and then the other; it turns something on the first time it is used and then turns it off the next time
2.toggle - a hinged switch that can assume either of two positions
3.toggle - a fastener consisting of a peg or pin or crosspiece that is inserted into an eye at the end of a rope or a chain or a cable in order to fasten it to something (as another rope or chain or cable)
Verb1.toggle - provide with a toggle or toggles
2.toggle - fasten with, or as if with, a toggle
3.toggle - release by a toggle switch; "toggle a bomb from an airplane"
toggle - To change a bit from whatever state it is in to the other state; to change from 1 to 0 or from 0 to 1. This comes from "toggle switches", such as standard light switches, though the word "toggle" actually refers to the mechanism that keeps the switch in the position to which it is flipped rather than to the fact that the switch has two positions. There are four things you can do to a bit: set it (force it to be 1), clear (or zero) it, leave it alone, or toggle it.
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Translate Toggle to German
tog out
tog up
Toga praetexta
toga virilis
Together with
togged up
-- Toggle --
toggle bolt
Toggle iron
toggle joint
Toggle switch
Togo franc
Togolese Republic
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