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Definition of Socket


  1. An opening into which anything is fitted; any hollow thing or place which receives and holds something else; as, the sockets of the teeth.
  2. Especially, the hollow tube or place in which a candle is fixed in the candlestick.

Socket Translations

socket in Afrikaans is houer
socket in Danish is bestik
socket in Dutch is houder, schede, foedraal
socket in Finnish is pidin
socket in French is serte, socket, prise de courant, douille
socket in Italian is legatura, presa di corrente
socket in Portuguese is soquete
socket in Spanish is enchufe