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English definition of “cradle”

cradle

noun [C] (PHONE)    /ˈkreɪ.dl̩/
the object that you put a phone , camera , etc. into in order to recharge (= put power into) its batteries or connect it to a computer Telephone equipmentComputer hardware
(Definition of cradle noun (PHONE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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