- A device that allows one to plug an electric cord designed for the electrical outlets in one country into the differently designed electrical outlets of another country.
- 2011, Ubuntu 11.04 Unity Desktop Guide, →ISBN, page 201:
- If you have a desktop computer, you can also get a cable with a different plug, or use a travel adapter.
- 2013, Teach Yourself VISUALLY iPad 4th Generation and iPad mini, →ISBN, page 70:
- If you travel with your iPad, look for a travel adapter that will work in all the countries you visit.
- 2015, DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Kenya, →ISBN, page 403:
- For two-pin and other appliances a travel adapter is needed.