wall plug

noun

Definition of wall plug

: an electric receptacle in a wall

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The other exciting new releases are the Smart Switch, which has motion sensors built into it, and new smart accessories like a special wall plug. Hadley Mendelsohn, House Beautiful, "General Electric Is Making Voice-Controlled "Smart" Light Bulbs," 9 Jan. 2019 Mussel is an innovative wall plug designed to anchor heavy objects in construction. Megan Becka, cleveland.com, "LaunchTown Entrepreneurship Awards announces finalists," 4 Apr. 2018 Depending on usage, the removable battery can last up to 60 miles before it's recharged using a standard wall plug. Basem Wasef, Popular Mechanics, "Smart eBike: Like a Turbo For Your Legs," 1 May 2012

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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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