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socketed

[ sok-it ]SEE DEFINITION OF socketed

Synonyms for socketed

  • gaping
  • huge
  • roomy
  • spacious
  • vast
  • yawning
  • alveolate
  • broad
  • chambered
  • chasmal
  • commodious
  • concave
  • curved inward
  • deep
  • deep-set
  • echoing
  • resonant
  • reverberant
  • sepulchral
  • sunken
  • wide
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Antonyms for socketed

  • cramped
  • little
  • narrow
  • small
  • filled
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR SOCKETED

The half-caste peaked and socketed his oar, and looked at the officer.

The stave here is socketed and the pin turned to a smaller diameter.

Socketed bronze hammers resembling the Irish examples are fairly common in England and on the Continent.

Two remarkably fine specimens of this type were found in 1912 with a socketed spear-head at Tempo, County Fermanagh.

Tyrone, about 1882, and consisted of seven blocks of sandstone for casting tanged and socketed spear-heads.

Socketed bronze celt, bronze fibula, bronze ring, and disk-headed Bronze-Age pin.

Socketed bronze sickles have been found fairly frequently in different parts of Ireland.

A socketed bronze celt and gold ring-money found together near Belfast.

It was a sun-dial, its vine-clad disk cut of gray polished stone in which its metal tongue was socketed.

The other is a singular form of socketed spear, differing from any example I have met with elsewhere.

WORD ORIGIN

c.1300, "spearhead" (originally one shaped like a plowshare), from Anglo-French soket "spearhead, plowshare" (mid-13c.), diminutive of Old French soc "plowshare," from Vulgar Latin *soccus, perhaps from a Gaulish source, from Celtic *sukko- (cf. Welsh swch "plowshare," Middle Irish soc "plowshare"), properly "hog's snout," from PIE *su- "pig" (cf. Latin sus "swine;" see sow (n.) "female pig").

Meaning "hollow part or piece for receiving and holding something" first recorded early 15c.; anatomical sense is from c.1600; domestic electrical sense first recorded 1885. Socket wrench is attested from 1837. The verb is 1530s, from the noun. Related: Socketed; socketing.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR SOCKETED

cavernous

adjectivehollow and large
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