Definition of Electrical outlet

1. Noun. Receptacle providing a place in a wiring system where current can be taken to run electrical devices.

Exact synonyms: Electric Outlet, Electric Receptacle, Outlet, Wall Plug, Wall Socket
Specialized synonyms: Point, Power Point
Generic synonyms: Receptacle

Lexicographical Neighbors of Electrical Outlet

electrical discharge
electrical discharge machining
electrical distributor
electrical disturbance
electrical elastance
electrical energy
electrical engineer
electrical engineering
electrical failure
electrical formula
electrical fuse
electrical healing
electrical heart position
electrical inductance
electrical line of force
electrical outlet (current term)
electrical phenomenon
electrical plant
electrical power
electrical relay
electrical resistance
electrical shock
electrical shunt
electrical skin response
electrical storm
electrical switch
electrical synapse
electrical system
electrical systole

Literary usage of Electrical outlet

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Making Things Better: Competing in Manufacturing (1993)
"This Philadelphia firm has a $6-million-a-year business making electrical outlet strips, but it faces growing competition (especially from Taiwan) in its ..."

2. Nondiscrimination on the Basis of Disability by Public Accomodations and in (1993)
"Therefore, when an entity undertakes a minor alteration to a place of public accommodation or commercial facility, such as moving an electrical outlet, ..."

3. National Health and Safety Performance Standards: Guidelines for Out-Of-Home by DIANE Publishing Company (1996)
"No electrical outlet shall be located within reach of a water source unless it is protected by an approved ground fault circuit interrupter, which shall be ..."

4. Lighting the Home by Matthew Luckiesh (1920)
"In the kitchen an electrical outlet in the center of the ceiling is controlled by a wall-switch conveniently located. The combination-fixture is a ..."

5. Automobile Engineering: A General Reference Work by American Technical Society (1921)
"And, just as the opening allowed determines the rate at which air will escape, so the electrical outlet influences in the same manner the current that will ..."

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