extension cord

noun Electricity.
an electric cord having a standard plug at one end and a standard electric jack at the other.

Origin:
1945–50

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Example sentences
But unless you've got a really long extension cord, it is best reserved for
  occasional use.
One often-mentioned possibility is a giant extension cord from upstate.
The extension cord he used was missing the third prong.
The junction box was attached to an extension cord which was connected to an
  outlet on a permanently wired existing building.
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