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Noun: socket  só-kit
  1. A bony hollow into which a structure fits
     
  2. Receptacle where something (a pipe, probe or end of a bone) is inserted
     
  3. A receptacle into which an electric device can be inserted

Derived forms: sockets

Type of: bodily cavity, cavity, cavum, receptacle

Part of: ball-and-socket joint, bone, box end wrench, box wrench, os[2], socket wrench

Encyclopedia: Socket