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wall plug

n.
An electric socket, usually located in a wall, that is connected to and used as a source of electric power.
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Noun1.wall plug - receptacle providing a place in a wiring system where current can be taken to run electrical deviceswall plug - 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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There are no batteries as this portable requires a wall plug, and the screen is a squint-inducing 5" monochrome.
The Public Authority for Consumer Protection (PACP) in collaboration with the Apple service provider in the sultanate is recalling a certain type of three-prong AC wall plug adapters manufactured between 2003 and 2010.
A statement from PACP said: "The affected three-prong AC wall plug adapters are white with no letters in the inside slot where it attaches to an Apple power adapter.
According to Daily Mail, Product Safety Australia confirmed reports of voluntarily recalling three-prong AC wall plug adapters sold between 2003 and 2015.
APPLE has announced a voluntary recall of certain AC wall plug adapters after confirming they can break and risk giving an electric shock when touched.
Summary: California [USA], April 26 (ANI): Apple is recalling AC wall plug adapters in select regions over concerns of causing electrical shock, the company announced in an official blog.
It can be either operated by a battery or an included wall plug power supply.
The 10W PMA10R-050AW medical grade wall plug adapter from Phihong is designed for minimally invasive, bodily floating (Type BF) medical applied parts that have conductive, medium-term, or long-term contact with patients.
Utilizing Microsemi's system-on-chip (SoC) audio processor inside the Smart Alarm Detector's wall plug, the device detects the sound of an industry standard T3 smoke alarm or T4 carbon monoxide alarm and passes that detection flag to an app notifying the homeowner or alarm monitoring company.
According to a statement on the company's website, it has been determined that "in very rare cases, the two prong Apple AC wall plug adapters designed for use in Continental Europe, Australia, New Zealand, Korea, Argentina and Brazil may break and create a risk of electrical shock if touched".
Apple has announced it is recalling AC wall plug adapters designed for use in certain parts of the world over a fear that the pins may break and cause an electric shock.