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contact devices [2]click to hear

Examples of components that connect a device to an electric circuit.
contact devices [2] outlet American plug grounding prong blade

outlet click to hear

Device connecting an electric circuit that conducts the current to an electric device when a plug is inserted.

American plug click to hear

End part of an electric wire equipped with blades that are inserted into an outlet to establish contact.

grounding prong click to hear

Device connecting a circuit’s ground wire, which allows the current to be conducted to the ground connection in the event of a short circuit.

blade click to hear

Flat metal part inserted into the slot of an outlet to establish electric contact.