Socket

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Definition

a socket: a set of two or three holes that provide electricity
noun
A 'plug' is a male electrical connector that fits into a female 'socket' usually situated on a wall.

Examples

  • "The battery life is pathetic, so you have to stay next to a socket every time you want to read a darn book."
  • "Sockets to plug phones and laptops in, so your boss can contact you even while you travel (great)."

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