Word forms: (regular plural) switching stations
noun (Electrical engineering: Electrical power, Distribution) A switching station is equipment used to tie together two or more electric circuits through switches. ⇒ In a switching station, the switches are selectively arranged to permit a circuit to be disconnected, or to change the electric connection between the circuits. ⇒ The switching surge caused by switching off the extra high-voltage switching station will transmit rapidly along the direction of the large generators and the end of the transmission lines. ⇒ A switching station is equipment used to tie together two or more electric circuits through switches.
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