Ever Wonder Why Switches Are Rectangular In Shape?

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Ever Wonder Why Switches Are Rectangular In Shape?
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You almost turn that switch 'ON' and 'OFF' like million times a day but have you ever stopped and looked at it and wonder why it is shaped the way it is? It takes a real nerd to get into such details, but won't you like to know why most of the switches are in rectangular shape

In this article, we shed some light on this query. Do read it out and pass on this information to your friends! 

You ever acknowledged why switches are always rectangular shaped? 

You ever acknowledged why switches are always rectangular shaped? 

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Take a closer look and try to make a guess!

Take a closer look and try to make a guess!
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What possibly could be the reason? Why circular switches are not favorable? 

What possibly could be the reason? Why circular switches are not favorable? 
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What if you are asked to turn a switch in the dark? That's when rectangle shape comes in handy. 

What if you are asked to turn a switch in the dark? That's when rectangle shape comes in handy. 
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Being rectangular it's quite easier to locate it even in the dark. 

Being rectangular it's quite easier to locate it even in the dark. 
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What is the issue with circular switches then? The answer is complexity. 

What is the issue with circular switches then? The answer is complexity. 
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And yeah, rectangular switches are much easier to turn it up and down as compared to circular ones.

And yeah, rectangular switches are much easier to turn it up and down as compared to circular ones.
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It restricts the direction of motion (up or down) as well. 

It restricts the direction of motion (up or down) as well. 
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My initial reaction after knowing the reason be like. I bet you didn't know that!

My initial reaction after knowing the reason be like. I bet you didn't know that!
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