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An electrical outlet (Japanese).

EtymologyEdit

From Middle English outlete, outeleate, ut-lete, derived from Middle English outleten (to allow, let out, emit), equivalent to out- +‎ let. Compare West Frisian útlit (outlet), Dutch uitlaat (outlet), German Auslass (outlet).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈaʊtlɛt/, /ˈaʊtlɪt/
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NounEdit

outlet (plural outlets)

  1. A vent or similar passage to allow the escape of something.
  2. Something which allows for the release of one's desires.
    Jamie found doing martial arts was a great outlet for her stress.
  3. A river that runs out of a lake.
  4. A shop that sells the products of a particular manufacturer or supplier.
  5. A wall-mounted device such as a socket or receptacle connected to an electrical system at which current is taken to supply utilization equipment or appliances.
    I had to move the cupboard to get to the power outlet.

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EtymologyEdit

From English outlet.

NounEdit

outlet m (plural outlets)

  1. outlet store