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