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Switch

1. See: Swap.

2. See: Roll forward.

switch

1. See swap.
2. To move funds out of one mutual fund and into another mutual fund. See also telephone switching.
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Jenny Howell, fieldworker at the Riverside Community Allotment said: "We're pleased to help launch this brilliant competition and hope community groups across Wales take this opportunity to lead WWF's Earth Hour switch off.
Drivers who park at the side of the road to complete paperwork or make a phone call should switch off because idling the engine for more than 10 seconds uses up more fuel than switching off and restarting again," he said.
If everyone gets involved in joining the Big Switch Off this August bank Holiday and turns off their unused equipment, the combined financial savings and emission reduction can be significant.
Calderdale Council's head of planning and highways, Geoff Willerton, said: "We do not switch off any of our streetlights overnight, although all new lamps that we fit now dim between 10pm and 5.
Bulgariaas authorities claim that Brussels is to blame for failing to switch off analogue broadcasting of television signals by the September 1 deadline.
Switch Off Fortnight has been organised by EDF Energy to encourage schools to reduce their energy consumption.
SCHOOLS across Cardiff are being encouraged to cut their energy bills by taking part in Switch Off Fortnight.
uk has launched a campaign to Bring Back Britain's Lunch Hour to encourage workers to switch off from the pressures of work for a proper break.
Other buildings on Gateshead Quays are also set to switch off their lights on Saturday evening, including the Hilton Hotel, Sage Gateshead and Baltic, to mark Earth Hour, a global World Wide Fund for Wildlife initiative to promote action on climate change.
In a message posted on the regional extranet -- accessed by every employee of the network -- the appeal to switch off was made as part of the agency network's Corporate responsibility actions.
Targetfollow, the property investment and development company who carried out the pounds 30 million transformation of Baskerville House in Centenary Square, has signed up to switch off lights in the building as part of WWF's Earth Hour.