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How do you spell electrical socket?

Last Updated: 1st May, 2020

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socket
  1. a device intended to hold an electric light bulb mechanically and connect it electrically to circuit wires.
  2. Also called wall socket. a socket placed in a wall to receive a plug that makes an electrical connection with supply wiring.

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In this manner, what is the difference between outlet and socket?

A socket is something into which something is plugged or fitted (also called a receptacle). An outlet is something that something comes out of. A light socket is called a light socket because a light bulb is inserted into it. A power outlet is called an outlet because power comes out of it.

Secondly, how do you spell electrical receptacle? receptacle

  1. 1An object or space used to contain something. 'trash receptacles'
  2. 2North American An electrical outlet into which the plug of an electrical device may be inserted. 'In new home construction, plan to locate an electrical receptacle and coaxial cable and speaker cable outlets behind the TV.
  3. 3Zoology.
  4. 4Botany.

Similarly, you may ask, what is a Type G plug?

The Type G electrical plug is a British three-pin rectangular blade plug that has a protective fuse inside to protect cords from high-current circuits. Type G outlets generally include safety switches.

What is another word for socket?

Similar words for socket: chamber (noun) holder (noun) hollow (noun) pocket (noun) recess (noun)

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