wall plug


Definition of wall plug

: an electric receptacle in a wall

Examples of wall plug in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The portable battery charges via the wall plug, which also helps to reduce your cable clutter. Ellen Mcalpine, CNN Underscored, 17 Mar. 2021 Apple is selling a 20-watt USB-C wall plug for $19 and there are plenty of third-party options out there as well. Jacob Krol, CNN Underscored, 20 Oct. 2020 More immediately, anyone who buys an iPhone 12 or 12 Pro will need to supply their own wall plug, the brick that plugs into your 120v wall outlet. Alexander George, Popular Mechanics, 20 Oct. 2020 The iPhone 12 does not come with a wall plug in the box. Jacob Krol, CNN Underscored, 23 Oct. 2020 My ideal of needing only one type of cable (USB-C and a wall plug) to charge my phone, headphones, Nintendo Switch, and laptop will need to wait until at least the next generation. Alexander George, Popular Mechanics, 20 Oct. 2020 Amazon includes a 30-watt wall plug with the cord attached in the box. Jacob Krol, CNN Underscored, 22 Oct. 2020 The wall plug had the opposite problem, being unusually long at three inches, which prevented me from plugging it into an outlet without first pulling any furniture in front of it farther away from the wall. Paige Szmodis, Popular Mechanics, 16 June 2020 Amazon also includes a 5W wall plug in the box, and that's plenty of power for the Echo Glow. Jacob Krol, CNN Underscored, 26 Dec. 2019

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First Known Use of wall plug

1888, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of wall plug was in 1888

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“Wall plug.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/wall%20plug. Accessed 24 Sep. 2021.

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