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Knobs and switches on machinery and equipment

console

noun

a board with switches or buttons that controls a machine or a piece of electronic equipment

control

noun

a button or switch that makes a machine do something

dial

noun

a round control on a piece of equipment that you turn to change something such as the temperature or sound

fast forward

noun

a button on a piece of electrical equipment that you press to make a recording go forwards quickly

knob

noun

a round switch on a piece of equipment

lever

noun

a long handle that you pull or push to operate a machine

master switch

noun

a switch that controls the supply of electricity to a place or to a set of machines

panel

noun

the part of a vehicle or machine where the switches and other instruments are found

pause

noun

a button that stops a CD, DVD, game etc and starts it again at the same point

release

noun

a part on a piece of equipment that you push or pull to release it

rewind

noun

the button you use to rewind a video or a tape

safety

noun

a safety catch

safety catch

noun

the part of a machine or piece of equipment that prevents it from starting, working, or opening accidentally

safety valve

noun

a part of a piece of equipment that allows gas, air, or liquid to escape when there is too much pressure inside

switch

noun

something such as a button or a key that controls the electrical supply to a light, piece of equipment, machine etc

time switch

noun

a piece of equipment that makes a machine start or stop working at a time that you have chosen

toggle switch

noun

a switch used for turning an electricity supply on or off

treble

noun

the part of something such as a radio or stereo that controls the higher sounds

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