electrical outlet



  • 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.
  • synonymelectric outlet
  • synonymelectric power outlet
  • synonymelectric receptacle
  • synonymelectric socket
  • synonymelectrical receptacle
  • synonymelectrical socket