- A power line termination whose socket serves to supply electric power to devices or equipment whose plug is inserted into it. Electric 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 electrical power outlet, electrical socket, electric outlet, convenience outlet, outlet, receptacle, power outlet, and power receptacle.
- synonym electric outlet
- synonym electric power outlet
- synonym electric receptacle
- synonym electric socket
- synonym electrical receptacle
- synonym electrical socket
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