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Synonyms for electric outlet

receptacle providing a place in a wiring system where current can be taken to run electrical devices

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The user connects an easy-to-handle/easy-to-carry dedicated battery with a large-sized handgrip to the recharger and plugs into a household electric outlet (100V).
The first Toyota to use lithium-ion batteries, the plug-in car can be charged from a household electric outlet and is claimed to have an extended driving range as well as being able to operate in electric-only mode for short distances.
The Prius Plug-in Hybrid can be charged using an external power source such as a household electric outlet, and is the first vehicle produced by TMC to be propelled by a lithium-ion battery.
The Volt is designed to be recharged at a standard electric outlet.
The electric version has a 160km range per charge and can be recharged by plugging into a regular electric outlet.
The Volt, still in the prototype stage but slated for mass production by 2010, will be able to go upwards of 40 miles on a single overnight charge from a common household electric outlet.
Plug-in hybrids take the concept further by plugging into a regular electric outlet to enable the vehicle to operate solely on its electric motor for ranges of 40-50 miles or more on a single charge.
28 miles) that recharges using a standard 120-volt electric outlet.
Charging batteries takes between one and three hours through a standard electric outlet and at a cost of about 30cents, said Tom Cackette, chief deputy executive officer of the California Air Resources Board.
The lack of a plug has been a selling point for hybrids because it eliminates a big consumer fear about electric vehicles--that if you run low on juice, you must hunt for an available electric outlet.
WildCharge technology delivers instant power to all WildCharge-enabled consumer electronic devices as if they are connected directly to an electric outlet, and virtually any consumer electronic device can be WildCharge-enabled, claimed the president of WildCharge.
1 Remove a bulb from an unlit section, plug the empty socket into the connector, plug the string into an electric outlet, then squeeze the trigger until the lights turn on.
Connected to it is a full-service electrical wholesale store called The Electric Outlet.
The FAWSsit[TM] Foldaway Wheelchair Shower is "a completely self-contained portable shower stall, used anywhere there is access to warm water, a drain, and an electric outlet," according to maker Care Giver Support Products (CGSP).
Electric outlet covers and light-switch plates are affordable and sometimes free