What is socket?

  • (noun): A bony hollow into which a structure fits.
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on socket:

IBM Personal Computer - Models - PC
... own cassette recorder via the 5150's cassette socket ... The cassette tape socket was physically the same as the keyboard socket and next to it, but electrically completely different ...

More definitions of "socket":

  • (noun): Receptacle where something (a pipe or probe or end of a bone) is inserted.
  • (noun): A receptacle into which an electric device can be inserted.