From AF. soket, "spearhead" (diminutive of OF. soc plowshare), from VL. soccus.
- An opening into which a plug or other connecting part is designed to fit (e.g. a lightbulb socket).
- anatomy The part of a joint that receives a bone.
- anatomy A hollow into which a part (e.g. eye) fits.
trans-top|opening for a plug
Finnish: pistorasia, istukka, kanta
German: Steckdose f, Fassung f
Icelandic: innstunga f
Spanish: enchufe m