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wall outlet

[′wȯl ¦au̇t·lət]
(electricity)
An outlet mounted on a wall, from which electric power can be obtained by inserting the plug of a line cord.

wall outlet

An electrical receptacle, whose face is flush with a wall, into which a plug is inserted.
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The National Electrical Code allows most phase control dimmers to be used only with permanently installed incandescent luminaires, so they cannot be used to control wall outlets. Portable luminaires plugged into these outlets must include their own means to control light level.
-- iGo Wall Outlet with automatic shut-off and recovery.
FOUR-OUTLET ROTATING WALL SOCKET is the newest addition to the innovative plug-in adapter, which allows you to simply plug in to any existing wall outlet without the need for wiring* Each of the four outlets rotates a full 360[degrees], providing the maximum flexibility needed to handle large plugs from devices like cell phones, MP3 players, hairdryers and any other products with bulky transformers.
For those times when you're miles from the nearest wall outlet, this is an indispensable and easily portable device.
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Yes, the maximum voltage at your wall outlet is 170 V Peak but we are nonetheless familiar with the 115V number because that is the standard for calculating average power and most of the things we connect to outlets are rated in power.
With power-line devices, you simply plug one adapter into a wall outlet and run an ethernet cord to your router; then you plug another adapter into an outlet near the device you want to connect to the network and run an ethernet cord to that device.
Because the transportable system can be plugged into any wall outlet and consists of two emitters and a volume-control module, it can be installed in minutes.
The unit, which is expected to be priced at under $30, plugs directly into the wall outlet and utilizes electrostatic filtration technology.
It can be plugged into a standard wall outlet. The self-contained air supply eliminates the need for an external air system.
is known, introduced today a power line Ethernet adaptor that can create a powerful, high-speed local area network anywhere in the home by simply plugging into a wall outlet.
The Observer said the GEM NEVs feature 12-volt flooded electrolyte batteries and can be recharged using a 110-volt wall outlet for a period of six to eight hours.