Meaning of ADAPTOR in English

ADAPTOR

(also adap·ter ) / əˈdæptə(r); NAmE / noun

1.

a device for connecting pieces of electrical equipment that were not designed to fit together

2.

( BrE ) a device for connecting more than one piece of equipment to the same socket (= a place in the wall where equipment is connected to the electricity supply)

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