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a metal object with sharp teeth that is shaped like an alligator’s head and is used for connecting an electrical cable to something such as a battery. The usual American word is alligator clip.
a type of electrical plug that fits into a socket with one hole
a socket that a jack fits into
British an electrical wire that connects a piece of equipment such as a television or a telephone to a power supply. The American word is cord.
one of the metal parts of an electrical plug that fits into the wall
an object used for connecting a piece of equipment to an electricity supply. It is fitted to the end of an electrical wire called a flex and you push it into a special hole in the wall called a socket.
British a place on a surface or machine with holes for connecting a piece of electrical equipment. The American word is outlet.
a rainbow produced when water droplets in the air reflect light from the moon rather than the sunBuzzWord Article