"turn on" vs. "power on" vs. "power up", and their opposites ?

Subject: "turn on" vs. "power on" vs. "power up", and their opposites ?
From: "Monique Semp" <monique -dot- semp -at- earthlink -dot- net>
To: "TechWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 10 Feb 2015 08:25:33 -0800

Hello, TechWR-L-ers,

Iâve not found much consistency in industry docs, nor advice in my standard Style Guides (although I certainly couldâve missed it) as to how to describe flipping the switch on a server.

Is it, and its opposite counterpart:

* power on/power off
* turn on/turn off
* power up/power down

The procedure Iâm writing does include more than simply flipping the switch; there are other system things to do before flipping the switch on said server. But they are small things, not such that weâd call this topic âDeploy the Serverâ. In fact, this topic is part of the larger âDeploy a Serverâ process.

So I need to decide on the topic title for this small set of tasks: âPower On the Serverâ, âTurn On the Serverâ, âPower Up the Serverâ, etc...

Thanks for your thoughts,
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