A power strip that contains multiple outlets that plugs into a single outlet. Surge protectors help protect computers and electrical devices from power surges and voltage spikes, while also allowing you to plug in multiple components into one device.
A device that protects electrical equipment from surges or spikes of power current that may be harmful to the circuitry in the equipment. These surges can be the result of thunderstorms and bad electrical wiring in the house. Many newer surge protectors come with the option of protection from surges in the phone lines as well.
A surge protector is an appliance designed to protect electrical devices from power surges and voltage spikes. Surge protectors attempt to regulate the voltage supplied to an electric device by either blocking or shorting to ground voltage above a safe threshold.