What is the difference between socket & port?

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port : a particular port number on a host
socket: a host and a port

-> http port = 80
-> when you fire up google.com
the socket on the server side is google.com:80 this is the server side socket

on your local system where you are browsing the socket is
yourip:port above 1024
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