bayonet base


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bayonet base

[¦bā·ə′net ‚bās]
(electricity)
A tube base or lamp base having two projecting pins on opposite sides of a smooth cylindrical surface to engage in corresponding slots in a bayonet socket and hold the base firmly in the socket.
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