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receptacle

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Noun receptacle has 3 senses
  1. receptacle - a container that is used to put or keep things in
    --1 is a kind of
    container
    --1 has particulars:
     ash-pan; ashtray; beehive, hive; cat box; catchall; chamberpot, potty, thunder mug; coin box; dustpan; garbage; hopper; hot-water bottle, hot-water bag; in-basket, in-tray; ossuary; out-basket, out-tray; plate, collection plate; pyx, pix; save-all; silent butler; socket; spittoon, cuspidor; tidy; tray; trough
  2. receptacle - enlarged tip of a stem that bears the floral parts
    --2 is a kind of
    plant part, plant structure
    --2 is a part of stalk, stem
    --2 has particulars: gynobase
  3. receptacle - an electrical (or electronic) fitting that is connected to a source of power and equipped to receive an insert
    --3 is a kind of
    fitting
    --3 has particulars:
     outlet box; slot, expansion slot; socket; wall socket, wall plug, electric outlet, electrical outlet, outlet, electric receptacle
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