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outlet

 
Noun outlet has 4 senses
  1. mercantile establishment, retail store, sales outlet, outlet - a place of business for retailing goods
    --1 is a kind of place of business, business establishment
    --1 has parts: merchandise, wares, product
    --1 has particulars:
     country store, general store, trading post; department store, emporium; discount house, discount store, discounter, wholesale house; marketplace, mart; plaza, mall, center, shopping mall, shopping center, shopping centre; shop, store; strip mall
  2. wall socket, wall plug, electric outlet, electrical outlet, outlet, electric receptacle - receptacle providing a place in a wiring system where current can be taken to run electrical devices
    --2 is a kind of receptacle
    --2 has particulars: point, power point
  3. exit, issue, outlet, way out - an opening that permits escape or release; "he blocked the way out"; "the canyon had only one issue"
    --3 is a kind of opening
    --3 has particulars: outfall
  4. release, outlet, vent - activity that releases or expresses creative energy or emotion; "she had no other outlet for her feelings"; "he gave vent to his anger"
    --4 is a kind of activity
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