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 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, "This UV-Light Sanitizer Will Keep Your Phone Germ-Free," 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, "Amazon's Echo Glow is a simply delightful Alexa companion," 26 Dec. 2019 What time of day the recharging electrons flow form a wall plug into an electric car’s batteries also matters in this calculation. David Biello, Scientific American, "Electric Cars Are Not Necessarily Clean," 11 May 2016 Smart home appliance maker Wyze is expanding its lineup to include a new connected wall plug that’s up for preorder today in a pack of two for $15. Nick Statt, The Verge, "Wyze launches $15 pair of smart plugs for controlling your home appliances," 30 July 2019 Issued in April, that voluntary recall affected the AC wall plug adapter sold with Macs and some iOS devices between 2003 and 2010, and a three-pronged plug sold in Apple's global travel adapter kit. Ahiza Garcia, CNN, "Apple recalls batteries in some older 15-inch MacBook Pros," 20 June 2019 In April, Apple recalled some wall plug adapters for international use that could create a risk of electrical shock. Mark Gurman / Bloomberg, Time, "Apple Is Recalling Some MacBook Pro Models Because of Overheating Batteries," 20 June 2019 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

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First Known Use of wall plug

1888, in the meaning defined above

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15 Aug 2020

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“Wall plug.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/wall%20plug. Accessed 22 Sep. 2020.

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