Meaning of BAYONET SOCKET in English

BAYONET SOCKET

a cylindrical socket having one or more L-shaped slots, the longer side parallel and the shorter side perpendicular to the axis of the socket, along which a knoblike projection on the object slides in such a way that a twist of the object when fully inserted locks it into place.

[ 1890-95 ]

Random House Webster's Unabridged English dictionary.      Полный английский словарь Вебстер - Random House .