- 1.1 [Anatomy/Anatomía] (of eye) cuenca (f), cavidad (f), órbita (f); (of joint) fosa (f), hueco (m); (of tooth) alvéolo (m) you nearly pulled my arm out of its socket casi me desencajas or me sacas el brazoMore example sentences1.2 [Electricity/Electricidad] (for plug) enchufe (m), toma (f) de corriente, tomacorriente (m) (Latin America/América Latina) ; (for light bulb) portalámparas (masculine)
More example sentences1.3 [Technology/Tecnología] encaje (masculine) (before noun/delante del nombre) socket wrench llave (feminine) de tubo
- The hip socket will be hollowed out to make a shallow cup and an artificial socket will be placed into it.
- The result was an exact plaster mould of my stump, which Ian will use to make the socket onto which my artificial leg will be attached.
- My prosthetist, Ian, bulked up the inside of the socket of the artificial leg with a liner, which has made for a much tighter and snugger fit.
- Unlike conventional electrical appliances, which are simply plugged into a wall socket, computers and their peripherals are connected by any number of lines.
- All it needs is a flat surface to rest on and an electrical socket to plug into.
- Korjo and Design Go both make travel jugs, for plugging in to electrical sockets or car cigarette lighters, costing around $80.
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The Basque autonomous police force is called Ertzaintza. Its members, called ertzainas, wear a uniform of red sweaters and berets, and white jackets. Despite the Ertzaintza's wide range of responsibilities, the Guardia Civil and Policía Nacional still operate in the Basque Country.