- a point on a wiring system at which current is taken to supply electric devices.
- Also called outlet box . the metal box or receptacle designed to facilitate connections to a wiring system.
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How to use outlet in a sentence
A 2015 analysis found that Amazon sales displaced retail outlets that would have paid $528 million in property taxes.Why are local governments paying Amazon to destroy Main Street?|jakemeth|August 23, 2020|Fortune
Desmond has dismissed these kinds of fact checks by distancing himself from the guests and telling me — along with multiple other outlets — that he simply aims to bring on people with different viewpoints, even if he doesn’t agree with them.Supervisor by Day, But a COVID-19 Skeptic on the Airwaves|Katy Stegall|August 20, 2020|Voice of San Diego
It’s a trend that seems likely to accelerate as depleted news outlets look to cover big stories more efficiently.The closure of newsrooms is a symbolic end of a publishing era|Lara O'Reilly|August 18, 2020|Digiday
After you’re done reading our latest field guide, check out this selection of people, organizations, and outlets to help you keep up.The best cannabis industry newsletters, sites, and podcasts|Jenni Avins|August 13, 2020|Quartz
Foot Locker is the largest outlet for Jordan by miles, and so as Nike leveraged it, so did Foot Locker.The obsession with Michael Jordan (and his sneakers) shows no sign of abating|Marc Bain|August 11, 2020|Quartz
This same outlet worked the phrase “engagement to toyboy lover” into the headline of their article on Fry.Freaking Out About Age Gaps in Gay Relationships Is Homophobic|Samantha Allen|January 9, 2015|DAILY BEAST
In 2011 LGBT media outlet Queerty took the app to task for allegedly deleting accounts that made reference to being trans.
Yet the eerie echoing of the earlier faux interview in another major media outlet was unsettling for jazz lovers.
No decent news outlet ever runs such stories on these sources alone.Before Ditching His Top Aides, Obama Should Look in the Mirror|Leslie H. Gelb|November 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In this earnest effort it joins every other news outlet and think-tank.
It was, of course, the suppressed emotional energy finding another outlet.The Wave|Algernon Blackwood
A small but beautiful river debouches from the lake at its west end, and the town is grouped around this outlet.Glances at Europe|Horace Greeley
He was impatient of control, he lacked patience, and although he had boundless energies, he never found a true outlet for them.The Everlasting Arms|Joseph Hocking
In all but the smaller lakelets these turbid waters lay down all their sediment before they attain the outlet of the basin.Outlines of the Earth's History|Nathaniel Southgate Shaler
The outlet of the lake, which they reached at noon, was a stream fifty feet in width, and passed at first through a swampy region.Gold-Seeking on the Dalton Trail|Arthur R. Thompson
British Dictionary definitions for outlet
- a market for a product or service
- a commercial establishment retailing the goods of a particular producer or wholesaler
- a channel that drains a body of water
- the mouth of a river