Definition of Rawlplug in English:

Rawlplug

Line breaks: Rawl|plug
Pronunciation: /ˈrɔːlplʌɡ
 
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noun

British trademark
A thin plastic or fibre sheath that is inserted into a hole in masonry in order to hold a screw.
More example sentences
  • The correct method is to drill a series of holes, insert Rawlplugs and screw in the vine ties tightly.

Origin

early 20th century: from Rawlings (the name of the engineers who introduced it) + plug.

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