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extension cord

noun, Electricity.
an electric cord having a standard plug at one end and a standard electric jack at the other.
Origin of extension cord
First recorded in 1945-50 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • The electric light bulb on an extension cord, that was mentioned in connection with earache, is very comforting in this condition.

    The Mother and Her Child William S. Sadler

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