Socket vs Interposer - What's the difference?

socket | interposer |


As nouns the difference between socket and interposer

is that socket is (mechanics) an opening into which a plug or other connecting part is designed to fit (eg a light bulb socket ) while interposer is one who interposes.

As a verb socket

is to place or fit in a socket.

socket

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • (mechanics) An opening into which a plug or other connecting part is designed to fit (e.g. a light bulb socket ).
  • (anatomy) A hollow into a bone which a part fits, such as an eye, or another bone, in the case of a joint.
  • (computing) A two-way named pipe on Unix and Unix-like systems, used for interprocess communication.
  • Derived terms

    * ball-and-socket joint * dry socket * eye socket * light bulb socket * mains socket * network socket * power socket * socket wrench * tooth socket * wall socket

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • To place or fit in a socket.
  • interposer

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • One who interposes.
  • An electrical interface between one socket or connection and another, used to spread a connection to a wider pitch or to reroute it.
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