socket

  1. a bony hollow into which a structure fits
  2. receptacle where something (a pipe or probe or end of a bone) is inserted
  3. a receptacle into which an electric device can be inserted

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Socket

[telecommunications] Socket is a Missouri-based telecommunications provider, with its headquarters in Columbia, Missouri. Socket is a privately held company and offers local and long distance phone service, DSL and dial-up internet, and data solutions to residents and businesses across Missouri. == History == Founded in 1994 by George Pfene...
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Socket

IP address and port number / A receptacle into which a component can be fitted, details ...
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socket

[n] - a bony hollow into which a structure fits 2. [n] - receptacle where something (a pipe or probe or end of a bone) is inserted 3. [n] - a receptacle into which an electric device can be inserted
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Socket

a cavity in the bone, see ALVEOLUS.
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Socket

(NETWORK GLOSSARY) Software structure operating as a communications end point within a network device.
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Socket

A constant connection between two programs.
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Socket

Sock'et noun [ Middle English soket , a dim. through Old French from Latin soccus . See Sock a covering for the foot.] 1. An opening into which anything is fitted; any hollow thing or place which receives and holds something else; as, the sockets of the teeth. ...
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socket

1. The hollow part of a joint; the excavation in one bone of a joint which receives the articular end of the other bone. ... 2. Any hollow or concavity into which another part fits, as the eye socket. ... Origin: thr. O. Fr. Fr. L. Soccus, a shoe, a sock ... (05 Mar 2000) ...
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socket

noun a receptacle into which an electric device can be inserted
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socket

(sok┬┤әt) a hollow into which a corresponding part fits. dry socket a condition sometimes occurring after tooth extraction, particularly after traumatic extraction, resulting in a dry appearance of the exposed bone in the socket, due to disintegration or loss of the blood cl...
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Socket

• (n.) Especially, the hollow tube or place in which a candle is fixed in the candlestick. • (n.) An opening into which anything is fitted; any hollow thing or place which receives and holds something else; as, the sockets of the teeth.
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Socket

Socket is slang for the vagina.
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socket

connector attached to an apparatus, or to a constructional element or alike NOTE - Contact members of a socket may be socket contacts, pin contacts or both.
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socket

base with jaws to receive the terminals of a detachable meter and which has terminals for connection to the supply line NOTE - The socket can be intended to receive one or several meters.
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socket

a separate device that provides electrical connections between pins of the tube base and the external wiring, keeping the tube easily removable; it may also provide mechanical retention of the tube and of a tube shield, if any
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socket

a connector intended to mate with a plug-in device such as: tubes, relays, etc
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socket

Type: Term Pronunciation: sok′ĕt Definitions: 1. Any hollow or concavity into which another part fits, as the eye socket. Synonyms: gomphosis
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Socket

Socket usually refers to where the processor is placed. Examples are Socket A, Socket 370 and Socket 462.
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Socket

A hollow in one bone into which another adjoining bone fits.
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Socket

A receptacle on a motherboard that processors or chips can be plugged into. The slot varies by the t
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Socket

The hole in the jawbone into which the tooth fits.
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Socket

The eye of a Dovetail joint.
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