Definitions for "WIRE NUT"
Also called a solderless connector. Small plastic device that can be fastened over the bare, joined ends of several wires to protect and insulate the connection.
A form of closed end splice, that is screwed on instead of being crimped.
Also referred to as a wire connector or solderless connector. Often made of plastic, it joins two or more stripped electrical wires together by twisting, without the need for soldering. The tapered spring or threads in a wire nut hold the ends of the wires that are to be joined.