unidirectional and bidirectional switch

What do you mean by unidirectional and bidirectional switch in context of power electronics?

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On Fri, 4 May 2012 05:08:29 -0700 (PDT), n o s p a m p l e a s e
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n o s p a m p l e a s e said

One switch allows current in one direction, the other in both directions. There is also a tridirectional switch, it's used in quantum mechanics to send electrons to another point in space-time.
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