1. One that breaks; a machine or plant for breaking rocks or coal
2. A wave breaking into foam (as against the shore)
3. A small water cask
4. A quarry worker who splits off blocks of stone; SYN. ledgeman.
Mechanically operated switch for connecting and stopping an electric circuit; person who couples railroad cars (Archaic)
1. A part that is cut out or is intended to be cut out. cut-out
2. Something that has been cut out of a piece of paper, cloth, or other material is a cutout.
A special routine that is executed when a specific interrupt occurs. Interrupts from different causes have different handlers to carry out the corresponding tasks, such as updating the system clock or reading the keyboard. A table stored in low memory contains pointers, sometimes called vectors, that direct the processor to the various interrupt handlers. Programmers can create interrupt handlers to replace or supplement existing handlers, such as by making a clicking sound each time the keyboard is pressed.
The software routine that is capable of managing an interrupt’s request for service.
A mechanical, electrical, or electronic device for making or breaking or changing the connections in a circuit.
Dugme ili poluga koja ima dva položaja; najčešće [On] uključeno i [Off] isključeno. To može da bude i grafički prikaz dugmeta u grafičkom korisničkom interfejsu (GUI). U IBM žargonu, Veliki Crveni Prekidač je označavao prekidač na računaru.
1. A circuit element that has two states: on and off.
2. A control device that allows the user to choose one of two or more possible states.
3. In communications, a computer or electromechanical device that controls routing and operation of a signal path.
4. In networking, a device capable of forwarding packets directly to the ports associated with particular network addresses. See also bridge, multilayer, router.
5. In operating systems such as MS-DOS, an argument used to control the execution of a command or an application, typically starting with a slash character (/).