- 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.
Etymology: From soket, "spearhead" (diminutive of soc plowshare), from soccus.
- French: prise
- German: Steckdose , Fassung
- Spanish: enchufe
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