Definition of 'socket'
Example sentences containing 'socket'
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They want individual cubicles and a plug socket for their hair straighteners. Times, Sunday Times (2015)This is your eyebrows in the eye socket and working out. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Each pod sleeps four and there are optional camping beds and electric sockets. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Two have run off to find a power socket. Times, Sunday Times (2011)We have far too many plugs coming off insufficient wall sockets. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Simply plug it in to a standard power socket to provide constant benefits. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Including power to all the electricity sockets. Times, Sunday Times (2016)His eye socket and nose were badly damaged and his face had to be reconstructed. The Sun (2008)The rugby league convert has recovered from a fractured eye socket and cheekbone. The Sun (2014) Electrical sockets that you can switch off properly by remote control. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Use the pointed end to apply a darker shade to the outer edge and socket line. The Sun (2013)If they did not need a socket to connect to the internet many would dispense with it. Times, Sunday Times (2006)There is only one plug socket by my bed. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Both appear as if they have stuck a finger in an electric socket. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The new trains will be fitted with power sockets and wireless internet access. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The power sockets around the walls would have been ideal for computers in yet another internet café. Times, Sunday Times (2010)All you do is plug in the car to a standard household socket for eight hours. The Sun (2008)His wife also had a fractured eye socket. The Sun (2014)An electrician has connected some electrical sockets. Times, Sunday Times (2014)We took up the hoops, and began to drop them into the sockets placed for them. Three Men in a Boat (1889)I had a fractured cheekbone and eye socket. The Sun (2011)The blood from her cuts cannot hide the bruises and swelling emerging above her nose, eye sockets and cheekbones. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The man's eyes were full of terror as he scanned the scene around him from beneath his sagging eyelids and bony sockets. Times, Sunday Times (2014)If you can't get the tooth back in its socket, put it in milk to preserve it during transit. The Sun (2011)
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Translations for 'socket'
British English: socket /ˈsɒkɪt/ NOUN
A socket is a device on a piece of electrical equipment into which you can put a plug or bulb.
He took the light bulb out of the socket.
- American English: socket
- Arabic: مِقْبَس
- Brazilian Portuguese: tomada
- Chinese: 插座
- Croatian: utičnica
- Czech: zásuvka elektrická
- Danish: fatning
- Dutch: contactdoos
- European Spanish: toma hembra
- Finnish: pistorasia
- French: prise prise femelle
- German: Steckdose
- Greek: πρίζα
- Italian: presa
- Japanese: コンセント
- Korean: 소켓
- Norwegian: sokkel
- Polish: gniazdko
- European Portuguese: tomada
- Romanian: priză
- Russian: розетка
- Spanish: enchufe
- Swedish: eluttag
- Thai: ปลั๊กตัวเมีย
- Turkish: priz
- Ukrainian: розетка
- Vietnamese: ổ cắm điện
Definition of socket from the Collins English Dictionary
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