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ELECTRICAL SOCKET ADAPTOR [1 record]

Record 1 2017-05-24

English

Subject field(s)
  • Lamp Components
DEF

An electrical fitting that matches the size of a lamp cap (or base) and connects the lamp to a receiving socket of a different size.

Key term(s)
  • electrical socket adapter
  • lampholder adapter
  • lamp holder adapter
  • lamp holder adaptor

French

Domaine(s)
  • Éléments de lampes
DEF

Connecteur électrique qui se fixe au culot d'une lampe (ampoule) pour que celle-ci soit compatible avec la douille.

OBS

adaptateur de douille; adaptateur de culot : Ces termes désignent le connecteur selon le point de vue de la douille ou celui du culot.

Spanish

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