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Definition of toggle
1a short rod of wood or plastic sewn to one side of a coat or other garment, pushed through a hole or loop on the other side and twisted so as to act as a fastener. a pin or other crosspiece put through the eye of a rope or a link of a chain to keep it in place. (also toggle bolt) a kind of wall fastener for use on hollow walls, having a part that springs open or turns through 90° after it is inserted so as to prevent withdrawal. a movable pivoted crosspiece acting as a barb on a harpoon. 2 (also toggle switch or toggle key) Computing a key or command that toggles between two modes, such as the caps lock key.
1 [no object] Computing switch from one effect, feature, or state to another by using a toggle. 2 [with object] provide or fasten with a toggle or toggles.