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out·let

 (out′lĕt′, -lĭt)
n.
1.
a. A passage for escape or exit; a vent.
b. A means of release or gratification, as for energies, drives, or desires: exercised as an outlet for frustration.
2.
a. A stream that flows out of a lake or pond.
b. The point where a stream flows out of a lake or pond.
c. The mouth of a river where it flows into a larger body of water.
d. The point of intersection of a driveway and a road, especially in a rural area.
3.
a. A commercial market for goods or services.
b. A store that sells the goods of a particular manufacturer or wholesaler.
4. A receptacle, especially one mounted in a wall, that is connected to a power supply and equipped with a socket for a plug.
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outlet

(ˈaʊtlɛt; -lɪt)
n
1. an opening or vent permitting escape or release
2. a means for release or expression of emotion, creative energy, etc
3. (Commerce)
a. a market for a product or service
b. a commercial establishment retailing the goods of a particular producer or wholesaler
4.
a. a channel that drains a body of water
b. the mouth of a river
5. (Electrical Engineering) a point in a wiring system from which current can be taken to supply electrical devices
6. (Anatomy) anatomy the beginning or end of a passage, esp the lower opening of the pelvis (pelvic outlet)
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out•let

(ˈaʊt lɛt, -lɪt)

n.
1. an opening or passage by which anything is let out; vent; exit.
2.
a. a point on a wiring system at which current may be taken to supply electric devices.
b. Also called out′let box`. the metal box or receptacle designed to facilitate connections to a wiring system.
3. a means of expression or satisfaction: an outlet for one's artistic impulses.
4.
a. a market for goods.
b. a store selling the goods of a particular manufacturer or wholesaler.
5.
a. a river or stream flowing from a body of water, as a lake or pond.
b. the channel such a river or stream follows.
c. the lower end or mouth of a river where it meets a large body of water.
[1200–50]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.outlet - a place of business for retailing goodsoutlet - a place of business for retailing goods
country store, general store, trading post - a retail store serving a sparsely populated region; usually stocked with a wide variety of merchandise
department store, emporium - a large retail store organized into departments offering a variety of merchandise; commonly part of a retail chain
discount house, discount store, discounter, wholesale house - a sales outlet offering goods at a discounted price
market place, mart, marketplace, market - an area in a town where a public mercantile establishment is set up
merchandise, product, ware - commodities offered for sale; "good business depends on having good merchandise"; "that store offers a variety of products"
business establishment, place of business - an establishment (a factory or an assembly plant or retail store or warehouse etc.) where business is conducted, goods are made or stored or processed or where services are rendered
shopping center, shopping centre, shopping mall, mall, plaza, center - mercantile establishment consisting of a carefully landscaped complex of shops representing leading merchandisers; usually includes restaurants and a convenient parking area; a modern version of the traditional marketplace; "a good plaza should have a movie house"; "they spent their weekends at the local malls"
shop, store - a mercantile establishment for the retail sale of goods or services; "he bought it at a shop on Cape Cod"
strip mall - a mercantile establishment consisting of a row of various stores and business and restaurants along a road or busy street; usually opening on a parking lot
2.outlet - receptacle providing a place in a wiring system where current can be taken to run electrical devicesoutlet - receptacle providing a place in a wiring system where current can be taken to run electrical devices
power point, point - a wall socket
receptacle - an electrical (or electronic) fitting that is connected to a source of power and equipped to receive an insert
3.outlet - an opening that permits escape or releaseoutlet - an opening that permits escape or release; "he blocked the way out"; "the canyon had only one issue"
opening - a vacant or unobstructed space that is man-made; "they left a small opening for the cat at the bottom of the door"
outfall - the outlet of a river or drain or other source of water
4.outlet - activity that frees or expresses creative energy or emotion; "she had no other outlet for her feelings"; "he gave vent to his anger"
activity - any specific behavior; "they avoided all recreational activity"
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outlet

noun
1. shop, store, supermarket, market, mart, boutique, emporium, hypermarket the largest retail outlet in the city
2. channel, release, medium, avenue, vent, conduit, safety valve, means of expression He found an outlet for his emotions in his music.
3. pipe, opening, channel, passage, tube, exit, canal, way out, funnel, conduit, duct, orifice, egress The leak was caused by a fracture in the cooling water outlet.
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outlet

noun
1. An open space allowing passage:
2. A retail establishment where merchandise is sold:
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Translations
مَخْرَج، مَنْفَذ
afløb
fiókkivezetõ nyíláslevezetés
afrennsli
išsiliejimasnuotakas
atvereizejanoplūdenoteka
vývod
çıkış yeridelik

outlet

[ˈaʊtlet]
A. N
1. (for water etc) → salida f; (= drain) → desagüe m, distribuidora f; [of river] → desembocadura f
2. (Comm) (= shop) → tienda f; (= agency) → sucursal f; (= market) → mercado m, salida f
to find an outlet for a productencontrar una salida or un mercado para un producto
3. (US) (Elec) → toma f
4. (fig) (for emotion, talents etc) → desahogo m
it provides an outlet for his energiesofrece una válvula de escape para su energía
B. CPD (Tech) → de salida; [drain] → de desagüe; [valve] → de escape
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

outlet

[ˈaʊtlɪt] n
(also retail outlet) → point m de vente outlet mall, outlet store, outlet village
(for emotion)exutoire m
an outlet for sth [+ aggression, anger] → un exutoire à qch; [+ talent] → un moyen d'exprimer qch
(= hole, pipe) (for liquid etc)tuyau m d'évacuation
(US) (= socket) → prise f de courantoutlet mall n (mainly US)pôle m commercialoutlet pipe ntuyau m de vidangeoutlet store npoint m de venteoutlet valve nrobinet m de vidangeoutlet village n (mainly British)pôle m commercial
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

outlet

n
(for water etc) → Abfluss m, → Auslass m; (for steam etc) → Abzug m; (of river)Ausfluss m
(Comm) → Absatzmöglichkeit for -markt m; (= merchant)Abnehmer(in) m(f); (= shop)Verkaufsstelle f
(fig) (for talents etc) → Betätigungsmöglichkeit f; (for emotion) → Ventil nt
attr (Tech) → Ausfluss-, Abfluss-; outlet pipeAusfluss- or Abflussrohr nt; outlet valveAuslassventil nt
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

outlet

[ˈaʊtlɛt]
1. n (for water, sewage) → scarico; (for air) → sfogo; (of river) → foce f (Comm) → mercato (also retail outlet) → punto m (di) vendita inv (Am) (Elec) → presa di corrente (fig) (for emotion, talents) → (valvola di) sfogo
2. adj (Tech) → di scarico
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

outlet

(ˈautlit) noun
a way or passage outwards or for releasing. That pipe is an outlet from the main tank; an outlet for his energy.
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.

out·let

n. orificio de salida; [electric] tomacorriente.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

outlet

n (anat) salida; (psych) válvula de escape, desahogo; (electrical) toma-corriente m; bladder — salida de la vejiga
English-Spanish/Spanish-English Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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