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Synonyms and Antonyms of socket

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socket

hypernym (socket IS A KIND OF .... relation)

  • a bony hollow into which a structure fits (noun.body)
    (anatomy) a natural hollow or sinus within the body (noun.body)
     
  • a receptacle into which an electric device can be inserted (noun.artifact)
    an electrical (or electronic) fitting that is connected to a source of power and equipped to receive an insert (noun.artifact)
     

hyponym (.... IS A KIND OF socket relation)

  • a bony hollow into which a structure fits (noun.body)
    the socket part of the ball-and-socket joint between the head of the femur and the innominate bone (noun.body)
     
  • (noun.body)
    a bony socket in the alveolar ridge that holds a tooth (noun.body)
     
  • (noun.body)
    the cup-shaped hollow in the hipbone into which the head of the femur fits to form a ball-and-socket joint (noun.body)
     
  • a receptacle into which an electric device can be inserted (noun.artifact)
    a socket into which a lightbulb can be inserted (noun.artifact)
     

part meronym (HAS PART relation)

  • a bony hollow into which a structure fits (noun.body)
    rigid connective tissue that makes up the skeleton of vertebrates (noun.body)
     
  • receptacle where something (a pipe or probe or end of a bone) is inserted (noun.artifact)
    a joint that can rotate within a socket (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    a wrench with a closed loop (a socket) that fits over a nut or bolt head (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    a wrench with a handle onto which sockets of different sizes can be fitted (noun.artifact)
     
hypernym hyponym part meronym receptacle bodily cavity cavity cavum electric socket hip socket alveolus acetabulum cotyloid cavity ball-and-socket joint box end wrench box wrench socket wrench bone os

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