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wall plug

an electrical outlet permanently mounted on a wall.
Origin of wall plug
1895-1900 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • I could see a length of green cable proceeding from the wall-plug out through the open window.

  • He was standing over by the wall-plug, looking down at it, and then kneeling, began to examine it minutely.

  • Also she discovered that a wall-plug was cleverly set in the high base-boards on either side of the room.

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