Socket adapters are devices that screw into lamp sockets to allow light bulbs of different sizes to fit the lamp. Adapters may be used to make the lamp socket larger or smaller; these are known respectively as socket ext... More » Home & Garden Home Maintenance Electrical

The function of a ball and socket joint is to provide a high level of mobility for the joint. The two major joints of this type in the human body are the shoulder and hip joints. However, the shoulder joint has a higher ... More » Science Human Anatomy

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To repair a table lamp switch, replace the bulb, tighten or reattach any loosely attached or broken terminal wires inside the socket respectively if the new bulb fails to light, and then replace the socket if the bulb st... More » Home & Garden Home Maintenance Electrical