- n a bony hollow into which a structure fits
- n receptacle where something (a pipe or probe or end of a bone) is inserted
- n a receptacle into which an electric device can be inserted
- Designed to look like the power adapters for PowerBooks and iPods, AirPort Express is small easily wall mountable: you just stick it into the wall socket or surge protector .
- With its ball-and-socket arrangement, the hip appears to be a structurally simple joint.
- Typically, the stump of a damaged limb is simply inserted into a socket at the top of a prosthesis and held fast by a plastic sleeve or belt, or suction.
News & Articles
- Table Talk Menu du Jour: Dadfood
Just for the guy who puts the crib together, assembles the bike, grills the burgers, coaxes the broken light bulb out of the socket, brings home the bacon and occasionally cooks it, today I’ll examine some long-held theories pertaining to men and food.
June 16, 2013 - The Burlington Free Press
- SOUTHGATE BLOTTER: Truck stolen and other police briefs
A 140-piece Craftsman socket set and an electrical meter reading kit were stolen out of a 2002 Dodge Dakota parked at 13855 Eureka between 4:15 and 5:05 p.m. May 30. The passenger window also was smashed.
June 15, 2013 - The News-Herald
- Wavien, Inc. Demonstrates a Hard-Edge LED Spot Light with Medium Base Socket Using Recycling Light Technology
VALENCIA, Calif., June 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Wavien, Inc. has developed a hard-edge LED spot light (TruSpot™) with a standard medium base socket, which produces a distinctively clean and sharp edge ...
June 11, 2013 - PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance
- Joe Girardi in ESPN
I think anytime you get where you're looking in that region, you're going to start thinking about what happened the year before,Girardi said on Saturday. "But being something completely different than the hip socket makes you feel a lot...
- Chris Quinn in 940 News
It hurts a little bit,Quinn said. "It felt like if you were to stick your finger in a socket and get shocked."
- Dwyane Wade in Forbes
It felt like my wrist got pulled out of place. It's pretty painful. It feels like it got yanked out of the socket. I don't have any strength in it. I knew I was done,said Wade, who left the arena with his wrist wrapped.