convenience outlet
  • A power line termination whose socket serves to supply electric power to devices or equipment whose plug is inserted into it. Convenience outlets are usually mounted in a wall, although they may be found elsewhere, such as a floor, or in the back of another electrical device, such as an amplifier. Also called by various other names, including convenience receptacle, outlet, electric outlet, receptacle, power outlet, and power receptacle.
  • synonym convenience receptacle

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