or switch gear
[ swich-geer ]
/ ˈswɪtʃˌgɪər /
switching equipment used in an electric power station.
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Words nearby switchgear
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British Dictionary definitions for switchgear
/ (ˈswɪtʃˌɡɪə) /
electrical engineering any of several devices used for opening and closing electric circuits, esp those that pass high currents
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