Socket may refer to:

In mechanics:

  • Socket wrench, a type of wrench that uses separate, removable sockets to fit different sizes of nuts and bolts
  • Socket head screw, a screw (or bolt) with a cylindrical head containing a socket into which the hexagonal ends of an Allen wrench will fit
  • Socket termination, a termination used at the ends of wire rope
  • The receptacle into which a tapered tool is inserted
  • An opening in any fitting that matches the outside diameter of a pipe or tube, with a further recessed through opening matching the inside diameter of the same pipe or tube

In biology:

  • Eye socket, a region in the skull where the eyes are positioned
  • Tooth socket, a cavity containing a tooth, in those bones that bear teeth
  • Dry socket, a painful opening as a result of the blood not clotting after a tooth is pulled
  • Ball and socket joint

In computer networking:

  • network socket, an end-point in a communication across a network or the Internet
  • Unix domain socket, an end-point in local inter-process communication
  • socket, a system call defined by the Berkeley sockets API

Electrical and electronic connectors:

  • AC power plugs and sockets, electrical devices used to connect to a power source onto which another device can be plugged or screwed in
  • Antenna socket, a female antenna connector for a television cable
  • CPU socket, the connector on a computer's motherboard for the CPU
  • Jack (connector), one of several types of electronic connectors
  • Lamp socket, a female connector into which a light bulb screws

Socket may also refer to:

  • Socket (Deversus Software), a web-based sales quoting software application by Deversus Software Inc.
  • Socket (Telecommunications Provider), a Missouri based Internet and Phone service provider
  • Socket (video game), a video game created by Vic Tokai on the Sega Genesis
  • Socket (film), a 2007 gay-themed science-fiction indie film directed by Sean Abley

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System Tap - Simple Examples
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Socket G34 - Development
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LGA 1366 - Socket B Mechanical Load Limits
... Socket B processors have the following mechanical maximum load limits which should not be exceeded during heatsink assembly, shipping conditions, or standard use ... Static IHS Surface 890 N (200 lbf) (90 kp) 266 N (60 lbf) (27 kp) Processors using this socket have a lower static load limit than previous models using LGA 775 ...
List Of Intel Pentium III Microprocessors - Desktop Processors - "Coppermine T" (180 Nm)
... Number Frequency L2 Cache FSB Mult Voltage TDP Socket Release Date Part Number(s) Release Price (USD) Pentium III 800 SL5QD 800 MHz 256 KB 133 MHz 6× 1.75 V 38.2 W Socket 370 June 2001 RB80533PZ800256 ...