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noun 
  1. An opening into which a plug or other connecting part is designed to fit (e.g. a lightbulb socket).
  2. (anatomy) The part of a joint that receives a bone.
  3. (anatomy) A hollow into which a part (e.g. eye) fits.
Translations: 
  • French: prise
  • German: Steckdose , Fassung
  • Spanish: enchufe
    (trans-bottom)
Etymology: From soket, "spearhead" (diminutive of soc plowshare), from soccus.


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