What is an ON - OFF device used to make or break the circuit ?

An on-off device to make or break an electric circuit is called a switch.

A switch is a component of the circuit that controls if the circuit is open or closed. A switch allows or stops the flow of current in a circuit depending upon the requirement.


 The purpose of a switch in a circuit is to make it easy to open or close the electrical circuit, turning the flow of electricity on or off.



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Updated on: 10-Oct-2022


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