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English definition of “socket”

socket

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈsɒkɪt/
ELECTRICITY the place on a wall where you connect electrical equipment to the electricity supplyElectrical switches and connections
HOLLOW PLACE a hollow place where one thing fits inside another thing: Your eyeball is in your eye socket.Holes, hollows and dips
(Definition of socket from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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