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plug British & World English

A piece of solid material fitting tightly into a hole and blocking it up

plug English Thesaurus

she pulled out the plug and the liquid drained away

plug tobacco in plug British & World English

Tobacco in large cakes designed to be cut for chewing

plug-in British & World English

Able to be connected by means of a plug

jack plug British & World English

A plug consisting of a single shaft used to make a connection which transmits a signal, typically used in sound equipment

plug into British & World English

(Of an electrical appliance) be connected to another appliance by a lead inserted in a socket

plug flow British & World English

The flow of a body of ice or viscous fluid with no shearing between adjacent layers; idealized flow without any mixing of particles of fluid

plug fuse British & World English

A fuse designed to be pushed into a socket in a panel or board

plug-ugly British & World English

A thug or villain

wall plug British & World English

A fibre or plastic dowel inserted into a drilled hole to provide a gripping base for a screw

banana plug British & World English

A single-pole connector with a curved strip of metal forming a spring along its tip

plug gauge British & World English

A gauge in the form of a plug, used for measuring the diameter of a hole

spark plug British & World English

A device for firing the explosive mixture in an internal-combustion engine

sparking plug British & World English

Another term for spark plug.

vaginal plug British & World English

A secretion which blocks the vagina of some rodents and insectivores after mating

plug the gap British & World English

Provide something that is lacking in a particular situation

plug-compatible British & World English

Relating to or denoting computing equipment which is compatible with devices or systems produced by different manufacturers, to the extent that it can be plugged in and operated successfully

plug and play British & World English

Denoting or relating to software or devices that are intended to work perfectly when first used or connected, without reconfiguration or adjustment by the user

pull the plug British & World English

Prevent something from happening or continuing

plug something in British & World English

Connect an electrical appliance to the mains by inserting a plug in a socket

plug into in plug British & World English

(Of an electrical appliance) be connected to another appliance by a lead inserted in a socket

plug something in in plug British & World English

Connect an electrical appliance to the mains by inserting a plug in a socket

plughole British & World English

A hole at the lowest point of a bath, basin, or sink, down which waste water drains away and which can be stopped with a plug

plug the gap in plug British & World English

Provide something that is lacking in a particular situation

pull the plug in pull British & World English

Prevent something from happening or continuing

plug away in plug English Thesaurus

he plugged away at his writing

plug the gap or gaps in plug British & World English

Provide something that is lacking in a particular situation

pull the plug on in plug English Thesaurus

we pulled the plug on the new product line and laid off about 90 employees


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