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Alternateadjective

Being or succeeding by turns; one following the other in succession of time or place; by turns first one and then the other; hence, reciprocal.

Togglenoun

(nautical) A wooden or metal pin, short rod, crosspiece or similar, fixed transversely in the eye of a rope or chain to be secured to any other loop, ring, or bight, e.g. a sea painter to a lifeboat.

Alternateadjective

(mathematics) Designating the members in a series, which regularly intervene between the members of another series, as the odd or even numbers of the numerals; every other; every second.

‘the alternate members 1, 3, 5, 7, etc.’;

Togglenoun

A rod-shaped button bound with slack to the fabric.

Alternateadjective

(US) Other; alternative.

‘Hyperlinked text is displayed in alternate color in a Web browser.’;

Togglenoun

A toggle switch.

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Alternateadjective

(botany) Distributed, as leaves, singly at different heights of the stem, and at equal intervals as respects angular divergence.

Togglenoun

An appliance for transmitting force at right angles to its direction.

Alternatenoun

That which alternates with something else; vicissitude.

Togglenoun

A horizontal piece of wood that is placed on a door, flat, or other wooden structure, but is not on one of the edges of the structure.

Alternatenoun

(US) A substitute; an alternative; one designated to take the place of another, if necessary, in performing some duty.

Togglenoun

(skydiving) A loop of webbing or a dowel affixed to the end of the steering/brake lines of a parachute providing the pilot with a means of control.

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Alternatenoun

(mathematics) A proportion derived from another proportion by interchanging the means.

Toggleverb

To alternate between two positions using a single switch or lever.

‘Clicking a button will alternately toggle its light on OR off.’;

Alternatenoun

(US) A replacement of equal or greater value or function.

Toggleverb

To switch between alternate states.

‘toggle to lower/upper case’; ‘You can quickly toggle the case of selected text by pressing Alt+C.’;

Alternatenoun

(heraldry) Figures or tinctures that succeed each other by turns.

Toggleverb

To fix like a toggle iron; to fix fast.

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Alternateverb

(transitive) To perform by turns, or in succession; to cause to succeed by turns; to interchange regularly.

Togglenoun

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.

Alternateverb

(intransitive) To happen, succeed, or act by turns; to follow reciprocally in place or time; followed by with.

‘The flood and ebb tides alternate with each other.’;

Togglenoun

Two rods or plates connected by a toggle joint.

Alternateverb

(intransitive) To vary by turns.

‘The land alternates between rocky hills and sandy plains.’;

Togglenoun

A toggle switch.

Alternateverb

To perform an alternation (removal of alternate vertices) on (a polytope or tessellation); to remove vertices (from a face or edge) as part of an alternation.

Toggleverb

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.

Alternateadjective

Being or succeeding by turns; one following the other in succession of time or place; by turns first one and then the other; hence, reciprocal.

‘And bid alternate passions fall and rise.’;

Togglenoun

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

Alternateadjective

Designating the members in a series, which regularly intervene between the members of another series, as the odd or even numbers of the numerals; every other; every second; as, the alternate members 1, 3, 5, 7, etc. ; read every alternate line.

Togglenoun

a hinged switch that can assume either of two positions

Alternateadjective

Distributed, as leaves, singly at different heights of the stem, and at equal intervals as respects angular divergence.

Togglenoun

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)

Alternatenoun

That which alternates with something else; vicissitude.

‘Grateful alternates of substantial.’;

Toggleverb

provide with a toggle or toggles

Alternatenoun

A substitute; one designated to take the place of another, if necessary, in performing some duty.

Toggleverb

fasten with, or as if with, a toggle

Alternatenoun

A proportion derived from another proportion by interchanging the means.

Toggleverb

release by a toggle switch;

‘toggle a bomb from an airplane’;

Alternateverb

To perform by turns, or in succession; to cause to succeed by turns; to interchange regularly.

‘The most high God, in all things appertaining unto this life, for sundry wise ends alternates the disposition of good and evil.’;

Togglenoun

a short rod of wood or plastic sewn to one side of a coat or other garment, pushed through a hole or loop on the other side and twisted so as to act as a fastener.

Alternateverb

To happen, succeed, or act by turns; to follow reciprocally in place or time; - followed by with; as, the flood and ebb tides alternate with each other.

‘Rage, shame, and grief alternate in his breast.’; ‘Different species alternating with each other.’;

Togglenoun

a pin or other crosspiece put through the eye of a rope or a link of a chain to keep it in place.

Alternateverb

To vary by turns; as, the land alternates between rocky hills and sandy plains.

Togglenoun

a kind of wall fastener for use on open-backed plasterboard, having a part that springs open or turns through 90° after it is inserted so as to prevent withdrawal.

Alternatenoun

someone who takes the place of another person

Togglenoun

a movable pivoted crosspiece acting as a barb on a harpoon.

Alternateverb

go back and forth; swing back and forth between two states or conditions

Togglenoun

a key or command that is operated the same way but with opposite effect on successive occasions.

Alternateverb

exchange people temporarily to fulfill certain jobs and functions

Toggleverb

switch from one effect, feature, or state to another by using a toggle

‘there are a number of attributes which can be toggled on or off’; ‘the play/pause button toggles between those functions’;

Alternateverb

be an understudy or alternate for a role

Toggleverb

provide or fasten with a toggle or toggles

‘a toggled coat’; ‘our horses were hobbled or toggled before they were turned out to graze’;

Alternateverb

reverse (a direction, attitude, or course of action)

Alternateverb

do something in turns;

‘We take turns on the night shift’;

Alternateadjective

every second one of a series;

‘the cleaning lady comes on alternate Wednesdays’; ‘jam every other day’;

Alternateadjective

allowing a choice;

‘an alternative plan’;

Alternateadjective

occurring by turns; first one and then the other;

‘alternating feelings of love and hate’;

Alternateadjective

of leaves and branches etc; first on one side and then on the other in two ranks along an axis; not paired;

‘stems with alternate leaves’;

Alternateverb

occur in turn repeatedly

‘bouts of depression alternate with periods of elation’;

Alternateverb

do or perform in turn repeatedly

‘some adults who wish to alternate work with education’;

Alternateverb

change repeatedly between two contrasting conditions

‘the government alternated between the Labour and Conservative parties’;

Alternateadjective

every other; every second

‘she was asked to attend on alternate days’;

Alternateadjective

(of two things) each following and succeeded by the other in a regular pattern

‘alternate bouts of intense labour and of idleness’;

Alternateadjective

(of leaves or shoots) placed alternately on the two sides of the stem.

Alternateadjective

another term for alternative

‘a novel set in an alternate universe’;

Alternatenoun

a person who acts as a deputy or substitute

‘he shall be entitled to exercise the vote of the director for whom he is an alternate’;

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