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An electrical socket.

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Etymology

From Anglo-Norman soket, "spearhead" (diminutive of Old French soc plowshare), from Vulgar Latin soccus.

Noun

Singular
socket

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  1. An opening into which a plug or other connecting part is designed to fit (e.g. a light bulb socket).
  2. (anatomy) The part of a joint that receives a bone.
  3. (anatomy) A hollow into which a part (e.g. eye) fits.

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