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wall socket

socket (def 2b). Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • "Let's try it," the repairman said, plugging the cord into a wall socket.

  • A regular AC line from the transformer was plugged into the wall socket.

    All That Goes Up Kirby Brooks
  • He squeezed the mixture into a tube and attached the tube to a small gun which he plugged into a wall socket.

    Tangle Hold F. L. Wallace
  • His reason told him that Linane had found the wall socket and had stopped the sawing of the devil's bow on the engine of hell.

  • She pointed out where an electric cord from the aquarium was plugged into a wall socket and asked me to disconnect it.

  • Furthermore, a wall socket for the electric iron and washing-machine is a convenience very much appreciated.

    Artificial Light M. Luckiesh

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