Meaning of “extension lead” in the English Dictionary

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"extension lead" in British English

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extension leadnoun [ C ]

uk /ɪkˈsten.ʃən ˌliːd/ us /ɪkˈsten.ʃən ˌliːd/ UK US extension cord

an extra wire used to take electricity to a piece of electrical equipment when it is an extra distance from the nearest socket

(Definition of “extension lead” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)