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What's the "een" in Halloween?
an electric cord having a standard plug at one end and a standard electric jack at the other.
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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But unless you've got a really long
, it is best reserved for occasional use.
One often-mentioned possibility is a giant
he used was missing the third prong.
The junction box was attached to an
which was connected to an outlet on a permanently wired existing building.
Avoid the use of an
with an electric heater.
Never cover any part of an
with rugs or other objects while it is in use.
Since there was not an electrical outlet nearby, he used an
to plug in the welder.
Connect strings of lights to an
before plugging the cord into the outlet.
Using an ordinary
on a large appliance can cause it to overheat, leading to damage to the appliance or even a fire.
Such a repair would result in an
between the flexible cord of the appliance and the installed building receptacle.
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