switch box


noun

a box, usually of metal, containing one or more electric switches.

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Example sentences from the Web for switch box

  • This switch-box was one but seldom used and nobody came near it till morning.

    A Sunny Little Lass|Evelyn Raymond
  • Norton descended the ladder and with lighted matches found his way to the vestibule where the switch-box was.

    Pee-wee Harris on the Trail|Percy Keese Fitzhugh