Definition of Rawlplug in English:

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Rawlplug

Pronunciation: /ˈrɔːlplʌɡ/

noun

British trademark
A thin plastic or fibre sheath that is inserted into a hole in masonry in order to hold a screw.
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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