three-way switch

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Named after its three electrical connections, as opposed to a normal light switch's two.

Noun[edit]

three-way switch (plural three-way switches)

  1. A type of light switch which can be arranged in pairs to control lights from two locations, as at either end of a stairway or long hallway.