female connector

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female connector

[¦fē‚māl kə′nek·tər]
(electricity)
A connector having one or more contacts set into recessed openings; jacks, sockets, and wall outlets are examples.

female connector

In general, any type of electrical connector having contacts which are set into recessed openings.

female connector

A plug or socket that contains receptacles. The pins of the male counterpart plug into the receptacles.