wall plug


an electrical outlet permanently mounted on a wall.

Origin of wall plug

First recorded in 1895–1900
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Examples from the Web for wall plug

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

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