float switch

noun
an electric switch controlled by a conductor floating in a liquid.
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To float switch
Explore Dictionary.com
Previous Definition: float stone
Next Definition: float valve
Words Near: float switch
More from Thesaurus.com
Synonyms and Antonyms for float switch
More from Reference.com
Search for articles containing float switch
More from Dictionary.com Translator
Dictionary.com Word FAQs

Dictionary.com presents 366 FAQs, incorporating some of the frequently asked questions from the past with newer queries.

Example sentences
When the cattle drink from the trough, a float switch activates the pump.
In the case of the typical residential septic pump installation the controller
  would be the float switch in the pump tank.
Dry-well sump shall include space for external float switch.
To avoid these oil spills, raise the float switch a couple of inches.
Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature