twist-lock connector

twist-lock connector

[′twist ‚läk kə′nek·tər]
(electricity)
A power plug and receptacle in which the plug must be twisted after insertion to lock it in place, to guard against the plug accidentally being knocked loose.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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receptacles include: one NEMA 5-20R, 120 V duplex 20 amp receptacle; one NEMA L5-30R, 120 V 30 amp twist-lock receptacle; and a single NEMA L6-20R, 240 V, 20 amp, twist-lock connector.
The 152 long and short containers are stacked four-high and attached at the corners with twist-lock connectors to form a chequerboard of solid and void.
Units are supplied with Duraline waterproof connectors or standard NEMA Twist-Lock connectors. The Enviro-Light 753 uses incandescent or fluorescent screw-in lamps (100-Watt maximum medium base).