Meaning of SOCKET in English

SOCKET

transcription, транскрипция: [ sɒkɪt ]

( sockets)

1.

A socket is a device on a piece of electrical equipment into which you can put a bulb or plug.

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2.

A socket is a device or point in a wall where you can connect electrical equipment to the power supply. ( BRIT; in AM, use outlet )

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3.

You can refer to any hollow part or opening in a structure which another part fits into as a socket .

Her eyes were sunk deep into their sockets.

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