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socket

sock·et

socket

 
pronunciation:
sa kiht
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a cavity or opening in which something is fitted or inserted, such as a receptacle in a wall, designed to receive electric plugs.
This room has only two electrical sockets, so we had to plug in the vacuum cleaner in the other room.
 
definition 2: a hollow in which an anatomical part rests or turns.
the eye socketa bone socket
 
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: socketed, socketing, sockets
definition: to put into or supply with a socket.
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