- 1.1 [Anat] (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 [Elec] (for plug) enchufe (m), toma (f) de corriente, tomacorriente (m) (AmL) ; (for light bulb) portalámparas (m)
More example sentences1.3 [Tech] encaje (m) (before n) socket wrench llave (f) 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.
Here is a selection of useful words and phrases you will need in real-life situations while you're visiting Spain and other Spanish-speaking countries...
Sanfermines (The festival of San Fermín) is from 6th-14th July and the festival of el encierro (the 'running of the bulls'), takes place in Pamplona in northern Spain. The animals are released into the barricaded streets and people run in front of them, in honor of the town´s patron saint, San Fermín, who was put to death by being dragged by bulls.