outlet box

noun

Definition of outlet box

: a terminal box for electric wiring or fittings at which the wires terminate for connection to electric fixtures or appliances

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“Outlet box.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/outlet%20box. Accessed 27 Sep. 2022.

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