[ kil-swich ]
/ ˈkɪl ˌswɪtʃ /
a button, switch, or other mechanism that allows a machine to be shut down immediately:Only use the kill switch in emergencies.
Digital Technology. a command deployed to remotely lock, disable, or wipe an electronic device, as when the device is lost or stolen.
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Origin of kill switch
First recorded in 1950–60
Words nearby kill switch
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