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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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If there is a dot of adhesive or plaster behind the board, use standard Rawl or wall plugs. And if there is a timber frame, you might just need a wood screw.
In this case you can use standard rawl or wall plugs. If there is a timber frame behind the plasterboard then you might be able to get a fixing on the timber.
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Using the correct Wall Plugs Survey the wall by tapping it in a few places.