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outlet

1. 
a. a market for a product or service
b. a commercial establishment retailing the goods of a particular producer or wholesaler
2. a point in a wiring system from which current can be taken to supply electrical devices
3. Anatomy the beginning or end of a passage, esp the lower opening of the pelvis (pelvic outlet)
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Outlet

The termination of an electrical circuit for connection of a receptacle, switch, lighting fixture, appliance, or machine.
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outlet

[′au̇t‚let]
(electricity)
A power line termination from which electric power can be obtained by inserting the plug of a line cord. Also known as convenience receptacle; electric outlet; receptacle.
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outlet

1. In an electric wiring system, a point at which current is taken to supply appliances, portable equipment, etc.
2. In a gas pipe system, a threaded connection or bolted flange to which a gas-burning appliance may be attached; according to code, the outlet must be located in the room or space where the appliance is, or may be, installed.
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'Markets need to have some maturity to be able to host a real outlet store.
She added that the new outlet would be providing food offerings that transcend the regular Yoruba delicacies, stating that cuisines from the South East, South-South and other parts of Nigeria would be available for customers.
Abdulla Al Habbai, Group Chairman, Meraas said: "The Outlet Village was designed to diversify Dubai's retail landscape, offering customers a unique shopping experience in a refined and elegant environment that reflects Dubai's world-class retail standards.
The permits issued to errant outlets to run promotional offers have been cancelled as a penalty.
So far, the Outlets have announced 69 stores, most of which were set to open last week.
Founded in 2009, AVM was the external manager of Blackstone owned outlet centres.
Just because an item's at an outlet doesn't mean it's a bargain.
An RIL dealer informed, "Some dealers are claiming losses for non-operation of their retail outlets since four years.
Now, however, the products that are found in outlet malls are manufactured specifically for those outlets.
* If a franchisor has reliable and representative franchisee cost (and profit) information, it should not exclude that information from the FPR in favor of only Controlled Outlet information, even if the latter also is representative of prospective franchise outlet performance.
The shrinkage coefficients of the concretes differ from each other, which further contribute to the outlet cracking.