Dry Socket

Socket

[sok-it]
Socket can 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 Allan wrench will fit
  • Socket termination, a termination used at the ends of wire rope
  • An opening in any fitting that matches the outside diameter of a pipe or tube, wtih a further recessed through opening matching the inside diameter of the same pipe or tube

In biology:

In computing:

Electrical and electronic connectors:

  • Electrical outlet, an electrical device connected to a power source onto which another device can be plugged or screwed in
  • Antenna socket, a female antenna connector for a television cable
  • Jack (connector), one of several types of electronic connectors
  • CPU socket, a physical and electrical specification of how to connect a CPU to a motherboard

Socket may also refer to:

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