Meaning of SOCKET in English

SOCKET

noun

1 ( BrE ) for electricity ⇨ See also ↑ outlet

ADJECTIVE

▪ electric , electrical , light , mains , plug , power

▪ aerial , earphone , headphone , phone

▪ Scart , USB

▪ standard

▪ wall

VERB + SOCKET

▪ plug (sth) into

The battery charger plugs into any mains ~.

SOCKET + NOUN

▪ outlet

2 in the body

ADJECTIVE

▪ empty , hollow , sunken

▪ arm , eye , hip , shoulder , tooth

PREPOSITION

▪ in its ~

His eyes bulged madly in their ~s.

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