CET6+ TEM4 IELTS
来自盎格鲁法语 soket,犁桦，犁尖，小词形式于古法语 soc,犁桦，可能最终来自 PIE*su,猪， 词源同 sow,swine.即像个猪鼻子，后引申词义孔，槽，窝，穴以及现代词义插座，字面意思 即犁挖的小洞。
- socket (n.)
- c. 1300, "spearhead" (originally one shaped like a plowshare), from Anglo-French soket "spearhead, plowshare" (mid-13c.), diminutive of Old French soc "plowshare," from Vulgar Latin *soccus, perhaps from a Gaulish source, from Celtic *sukko- (cognates: Welsh swch "plowshare," Middle Irish soc "plowshare"), properly "hog's snout," from PIE *su- "pig" (cognates: Latin sus "swine;" see sow (n.) "female pig").
Meaning "hollow part or piece for receiving and holding something" first recorded early 15c.; anatomical sense is from c. 1600; domestic electrical sense first recorded 1885. Socket wrench is attested from 1837. The verb is 1530s, from the noun. Related: Socketed; socketing.
- 1. I'm sure that yellow lead matched up to that yellow socket.
- 2. Never overload an electrical socket.
- 3. an aerial socket on the television
- 4. The battery charger plugs into any mains socket.
- 5. He put the electric plug into the socket.
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