(n.) = plug ; socket ; socket outlet ; light socket. Ex: No equipment, other than the machines, plugs and wire, is required. Ex: One must also not forget the need for television aerials and the related sockets. Ex: Heavy-current electrical appliances (e.g. washers/dryers, dehumidifiers and electric kettles) should be supplied from individual socket outlets. Ex: In olden days, women of ill-repute would put a red light bulb in their front porch light socket. ---- * adaptador para enchufes = plug adapter. * enchufe con clavijas redondas = round-prong plug. * enchufe de la luz = light socket. * enchufe de potencia = power socket. * enchufe hembra = outlet ; socket. * enchufes, los = nepotism. * recurrir a enchufes = pull + strings. * usar enchufes = pull + strings. (v.) = plug in/into ; turn on. Ex: A spider web of metal, sealed in a thin glass container, a wire heated to brilliant glow, in short, the thermionic tube of radio sets is made by the hundred million, tossed about in packages, plugged into sockets -- and it works!. Ex: To use DOBIS/LIBIS, turn the terminal on and wait for it to warm up. ---- * estar enchufado = be on.