[out.let] n [ME ut-lete, fr. ut out + -lete watercourse, fr. OE gelaet, fr. laetan to let] (13c) 1 a: a place or opening through which something is let out: exit, vent b: a means of release or satisfaction for an emotion or impulse "sexual ~s" c: a medium of expression or publication
2: a stream flowing out of a lake or pond 3 a: a market for a commodity b: an agency (as a store or dealer) through which a product is marketed "retail ~s"
4: a receptacle for the plug of an electrical device