Keyboard-Video-Mouse Switch (KVM)

Technology / Computers / Keyboard-Video-Mouse Switch (KVM): A piece of hardware that connects two or more computers to a single keyboard, monitor and mouse. Imagine you have a row of 4 computers that all serve as file servers. Why waste money buying 4 monitors, 4 keyboards and 4 mice. With a KVM switch you can connect all 4 computers to one monitor, keyboard and mouse and to switch between them when needed.

Other Words for Switch

Switch Noun Synonyms: change, alteration, exchange, shift, change-over, reversal, deflection, trade, swap or swop
Switch Adjective Synonyms: twitch, lash, whip, birch, beat, strike, thrash, scourge, flog
Switch Verb Synonyms: twitch, lash, rod, whip, birch (rod), scourge
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Prey Switching

Science / Biology / Prey Switching: The tendency of predators to switch to a more readily available prey when one prey species becomes rare; allows the first prey population to rebound and helps prevent its extinction. MORE

Public Switched Telephone Network (PSTN)

Technology / Cell Phones / Public Switched Telephone Network (PSTN): Traditional landline network that mobile wireless systems connect with to complete calls. MORE

Routing Switch

Technology / Computers / Routing Switch: A switch that also performs routing operations. Usually a switch operates at layer 2 (the Data Link layer) of the OSI Reference Model while routers operate at layer 3 (the Network layer). Routing swit MORE

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