electric receptacle


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Noun1.electric receptacle - receptacle providing a place in a wiring system where current can be taken to run electrical deviceselectric receptacle - 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
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Installation consists of a garden hose water supply and a 115-volt electric receptacle.
Over time and with continued use, an electric receptacle can malfunction because of a short circuit - a direct connection between the hot wire and a neutral or ground wire, or between the hot wire and the receptacle box.
Shodeen Homes also utilizes expandable foam to seal windows, doors and exterior electric receptacles where significant air infiltration can otherwise be found.