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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)

Outlet

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

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.

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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said: "We look forward to bringing our dedicated designer outlet shopping experience to the Philippines.
The outlet format is an established and mainstream retail channel that works for brands, retailers and, of course, the consumers.
108 ABC outlets won the honorary title of 1,000 Model Institutions in Civilized and Standardized Service of China Banking Association , ranking second in the industry in the number of winning outlets.
Cosy night in front of the fire| She wears: Nightdress, RRP PS29, outlet price PS12, and nightgown, RRP PS56, outlet price, PS25, both Calvin Klein; slippers, RRP PS59.
We have been in the outlet business for more than 15 years, and are excited about the opportunities presented by this growing segment," said Michael P.
The outlets will mark the first time Bloomingdale's or Saks opens any of its stores (outlet or department) in the Granite State.
People say, `I'd like my kids to wear Polo and Ralph Lauren, and I need the outlets to do that.
The number of mini-market outlets are expected to grow fast in 2005.
Cancer Research UK tracks and records every call and documents calls to the respective journalists and news outlets.
Teaching points: When 1 throws the outlet to the right, 2 will shoot a right-hand layup.
Renovation at The Outlet Collection Jersey Gardens will begin this summer.