[Ads-l] "In-Wall"

Margaret Winters mewinters at WAYNE.EDU
Mon Sep 20 09:12:29 EDT 2021


There are power strips, of course - maybe that is the contrast even though ultimately something has to be 'in-wall'.

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MARGARET E WINTERS
Former Provost
Professor Emerita - French and Linguistics
Wayne State University
Detroit, MI  48202

mewinters at wayne.edu


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"The Best In-Wall Smart Outlet"
https://www.nytimes.com/wirecutter/reviews/best-in-wall-smart-outlet/
I guess just 'wall outlet' is no longer adequate?
Like "built-in appliance"?
As opposed to out-wall outlets?  Or just out-outlets?

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