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wall plug

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noun
  1. an electrical outlet permanently mounted on a wall.
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Origin of wall plug

First recorded in 1895–1900
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Related Words for wall plug

outlet, receptacle

Examples from the Web for wall plug

Historical Examples of wall plug

  • He was standing over by the wall-plug, looking down at it, and then kneeling, began to examine it minutely.

    The Riddle of the Spinning Wheel

    Mary E. Hanshew

  • I could see a length of green cable proceeding from the wall-plug out through the open window.

  • Also she discovered that a wall-plug was cleverly set in the high base-boards on either side of the room.

    Natalie: A Garden Scout

    Lillian Elizabeth Roy