What is power socket in Dutch?

How to say electric power socket in Dutch

Do you know the right expression for power socket in Dutch?
To make living in your new house in the Netherlands easier, you need to know the Dutch words for your utilities and electric gadgets. We give you a list of terms for your Dutch household. Following our DNA, our focus lies on saving electricity and gas.

 

In the house = in het huis:
hall/ front hallway = gang/ hal
wall = muur
wardrobe = vestiaire
shoe storage = schoenenkast
power socket = stopcontact
extension cord = stekkerdoos/ verlengsnoer
meter cupboard = meterkast
energy saving LED lighting = stroombesparende LED verlichting
light bulb = gloeilamp
energy efficient devices = energiezuinige apparaten/ toestellen
ceiling light = plafonnière
pendant light = hanglamp
wall light = muurlamp
fire detector = brandmelder
window = raam
window frame = ramen
drapes = gordijn
curtains = vitrage
blinds = jaloezie/ lamellen
floor = vloer
ceiling = plafond
stairs = trap
attic = zolder
roof tile = dakpannen

In the living room = in de woonkamer:
table = tafel
table cloth = tafelkleed
(home) furniture = meubels
chair = stoel
couch/sofa = bank
three-piece suite/ couch set = bankstel
plaid = deken
cushion & throws = (zit) kussen
rug = vloerkleed/ vloerbedekking
carpet = tapijt
coffee/side table = (bijzet) tafeltje
bookcases = boekenkast
shelves = plank/schap
fitted carpet/ carpeting = kamerbreed tapijt
wallpaper = behang
fireplace = open haard
chimney= schoorsteen
tile stove = kachel

In the kitchen = in de keuken:
dinette = een keuken met eetgedeelte
open kitchen = open keuken
tap water = kraanwater
cupboard = keukenkast
kitchenette = compleet ingerichte keuken
cookware set = pannen en potten
casserole = braadpan
dinner set/kitchenware = vaatwerk
cuttlery = bestek
mugs & cups = mok & kop
A cup of tea/coffee = een kopje thee/koffie
chopping boards = snijplank
tea towel = teedoek
tissue paper = keukenpapier
kettle = waterketel
spice rack = kruidenrek
oven = oven
stove = fornuis
exhaust fan/cooker hood = afzuigkap
microwave = magnetron (combined: combimagnetron)
blender = mixer
juicer/ lemon squeezer = (citrus) pers
floor en wall tiles/tiling = tegels
rubbish bin = vuilnisbak

In the bathroom = in de badkamer/douche:
sink/ basin = wasbak/ wastafel
lavatory = wc/ toilet
(water) tap = waterkraan
bathtub = (lig)bad/badkuip
shower/ douche = douchehok
shower curtain = douchegordijn
showerhead = douchekop
bathtub = bad
bathroom cabinet = badkamer kast
mirror = spiegel
vanity unit = onderkast
bath math = badmat
towels = handdoeken

In the sleeping room = in de slaapkamer:
bed = bed/ledikant
duvet = dekbed
pillow = (hoofd) kussen
pillowcases = kussensloop
bedspread/blanket = dekbedovertrek/ bedsprei
sheets = hoeslaken
mattress = matras
mattress cover = matrasbeschermer
slatted frame = lattenbodem
table lamp = tafellamp/licht
lamp shade = lampenkap
ceiling fan = deken ventilator
turn/switch the light on/out = het licht aan-/uitzetten
mosquito/fly net = (muggen/vliegen) hor

Outdoor = buiten:
garden = tuin
with gras or paved = met gras of tegels
pavement/sidewalk = stoep
emergency access path/ fire lane = brandgang
outdoor lighting = buitenverlichting
solar light = zonne-energie licht
sensor light = buitenlamp met sensor

rent or buy a house/flat = een huis/woning huren of kopen:
for sale = te koop
for rent = te huur
real estate agent = (huizen) makelaar
levy/ tax = heffing
tax reduction = heffingskorting
wastewater levy/ sewage charges = zuiveringslasten

 

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