wall socket

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Synonyms for wall socket

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

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This plugs directly into the wall socket or a power strip, negating the need for a place to keep the SoundFly BT or to have wires snaking around.
Tom Stringer, head of AA Home Emergency Response, said: "Plugging numerous appliances into one wall socket can be very dangerous, particularly if you have old wiring or no Residual Current Devices (RCDs) fitted.
existing electrical wiring and wall sockets to deliver connectivity.
And you really can't clean out a wall socket with a paper clip?
The cost in question comes not when the device is in use but when it sits idly charging while connected to a wall socket.
A Plug Computer is small enough to plug directly into a wall socket and is designed to draw so little power that it can be left on all of the time.
The announcement comes days after Volvo announced that it would launch a joint venture with Swedish energy company Vattenfall to develop an electric car powered from a standard wall socket by 2012.
80 and is a cool-to-the-touch LED lamp that plugs into a wall socket.
Segways are virtually silent, create no emissions and can be charged up in six to eight hours from a wall socket.
On page one, section five of the user guide, it clearly states that I need to unplug the fax machine from the AC wall socket and telephone Jack before cleaning.
FOUR-OUTLET ROTATING WALL SOCKET is the newest addition to the innovative plug-in adapter, which allows you to simply plug in to any existing wall outlet without the need for wiring* Each of the four outlets rotates a full 360[degrees], providing the maximum flexibility needed to handle large plugs from devices like cell phones, MP3 players, hairdryers and any other products with bulky transformers.
The joint test will be conducted in Paris and other French locations using a fleet of four hybrid cars -- an advanced version of the Prius gasoline-electric hybrid sedan -- whose battery can be recharged by connecting a plug to a wall socket at home, they said.
The motors don't require water cooling and simply plug into a wall socket.
The sophisticated transmitter had been hidden in a wall socket, sparking a police investigation in the sleepy village.
The sophisticated spying device was hidden in a wall socket in sleepy Malham in the Yorkshire Dales.