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Noun
A piece of solid material fitting tightly into a hole and blocking it up
“It was simply a hollowed-out cow horn, sealed with a plug of carved wood on the big end, and a smaller cap on the pointed end.”
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A small piece or wad from a larger portion, such as of tobacco
“Len had to come to the store for every cent of cash he wanted, every stamp, every pinch of snuff, every half plug of tobacco.”
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A piece or lump of (usually soft) material
“Frequently, the surgeon places a plug of soft tissue in the tubotympanum.”
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A piece of publicity promoting a product, event, or establishment
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“Gray opened the program with a plug for one of his sponsors.”
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A pronged connecting device which fits into a mating socket, especially an electrical one
“Never insert the power plug into the socket when wet and do not touch the plug with wet hands.”
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(loosely) An electrical socket or outlet
“We were careful to remember that we needed an electrical plug in the wall where the firebox would be.”
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The act of endorsing something, usually by being complimentary
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A blow with the fist
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Development; accumulation
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A column of rock standing in the sea, remaining after erosion of cliffs
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A type of horse
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Coverage in media
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Someone who is employed in a regular job
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On-and-off device
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Brief advertisement
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Food placed on a hook or in a net, trap, or fishing area to entice fish or other animals as prey
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A source of information cited in a book or article
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Public recognition or praise of someone's achievements or contribution
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Verb
To block or clog up a space or opening
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“The men drove their bulldozers down the slope of the dam and began trying to plug the leak by shoving boulders into the growing hole.”
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To advertise or create publicity for
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“She received a massive, multi-million dollar payment to help plug Leitch's upcoming book.”
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To apply great and continuous effort
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“A year later, Moses continued to plug away at his degree.”
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To shoot someone or something with a gun
“You dirty rat! I should plug you full of lead for that!”
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To hit or strike, especially on the head
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To champion or foster a cause
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To attack verbally or physically
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To work diligently by artificial light
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To connect an appliance or device to water and drainage pipes
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Inflict a wound on
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Press for political action
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