What is a fork prong called?

Answer According to the Free Dictionary, the prong on a fork or pitchfork is called a tine, which comes from the Old English tind, which is related to the Old Norse tindr and the Old High German zint. Pro... Read More »

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How can you change a 3-prong 240V outlet for a 3-prong cord for a 120V appliance?

For USA, Canada and countries running a 60 Hz supply service. If you're asking this question you shouldn't be installing an electrical service. If someone were to give you an answer here, you migh... Read More »

Is there a adapter for 4 prong 220 volt receptical on a generator to a 3 prong 220 device?

How to Convert a Frigidaire Electric Dryer From a 3-Prong to a 4-Prong?

Frigidaire electric clothes dryers do not come with pre-wired power cords from the Frigidaire factory because of variations in building codes from one home to another. Many now-outdated building co... Read More »

Is it safe to plug in three prong appliances into a three prong wall outlet that has no ground to it?

Answer As long as everything is working as designed, nothing will happen, but that third connector is a safety feature to protect you. It is connected to the frame of the appliance and if there is... Read More »