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plug 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Verb
/pləg/,
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plugs, plural;
  1. Block or fill in (a hole or cavity)
    • - trucks arrived loaded with gravel to plug the hole and clear the road
    • - the new sanctions are meant to plug the gaps in the trade embargo
  2. Insert (something) into an opening so as to fill it
    • - the baby plugged his thumb into his mouth
  3. Mention (a product, event, or establishment) publicly in order to promote it
    • - during the show he plugged his new record
  4. Shoot or hit (someone or something)

  5. Proceed steadily and laboriously with a journey or task
    • - during the years of poverty, he plugged away at his writing
Noun
  1. An obstruction blocking a hole, pipe, etc
    • - somewhere in the pipes there is a plug of ice blocking the flow
  2. A circular piece of metal, rubber, or plastic used to stop the drain of a bathtub or basin and keep the water in it

  3. A baby's pacifier

  4. A mass of solidified lava filling the neck of an old volcano

  5. (in gardening) A young plant or clump of grass with a small mass of soil protecting its roots, for planting in the ground

  6. A device for making an electrical connection, esp. between an appliance and a power supply, consisting of an insulated casing with metal pins that fit into holes in an outlet

  7. A piece of publicity promoting a product, event, or establishment
    • - he threw in a plug, boasting that the restaurant offered many entrées for under $5
  8. A piece of tobacco cut from a larger cake for chewing

  9. Tobacco in large cakes designed to be cut for chewing

  10. A lure with one or more hooks attached

  11. A tired or old horse


  1. blockage consisting of an object designed to fill a hole tightly
  2. fill or close tightly with or as if with a plug; "plug the hole"; "stop up the leak"
  3. chew: a wad of something chewable as tobacco
  4. persist in working hard; "Students must plug away at this problem"
  5. ballyhoo: blatant or sensational promotion
  6. punch: deliver a quick blow to; "he punched me in the stomach"
  7. Luke Vibert is a British recording artist and producer known for his work in many subgenres of electronic music. He began his musical career as a member of the Hate Brothers, only later branching out into his own compositions. ...
  8. Plug was a British comic that ran for 76 issues from 24 September 1977 until 24 February 1979, when it merged with The Beezer.
  9. In electronics and electrical assemblies, the term plug commonly refers to a movable connector, often, but not always, with the male electrical contact or pin, and is the "movable less fixed" connector of a connector pair. ...
  10. Plugs are a popular type of hard-bodied fishing lure. They are widely known by a number of other names depending on the country and region. Such names include crankbait, wobbler, minnow, shallow-diver and deep-diver. ...
  11. Plugs in horticulture are small-sized seedlings grown in trays from expanded polystyrene or polythene filled usually with a peat substrate. This kind of plug is used for commercially raising vegetables and bedding plants. Similarly plugs may also refer to small sections of lawn grass sod. ...
  12. A plug (sometimes earplug or earspool), in the context of body modification, is a short, cylindrical piece of jewellery commonly worn in larger-gauge body piercings. ...
  13. A pronged connecting device which fits into a mating socket; Any piece of wood, metal, or other substance used to stop or fill a hole; a stopple; A flat oblong cake of pressed tobacco; A high, tapering silk hat; A worthless horse; A block of wood let into a wall to afford a hold for nails; ...
  14. (Plugged) Just like it sounds, only you don’t have time to reach for the KY.
  15. (Plugged) Term used to describe a coin that has had a hole filled, often so expertly that it can be discerned only under magnification.
  16. (plugged) A holed coin that has been filled.
  17. (PLUGGED) a coin with a filled hole. Many early US coin types were holed and suspended to be worn, and these holes are often expertly filled and repaired (plugged).
  18. (Plugged) A term used when to describe when a coin with a hole in it has been repaired.
  19. (Plugged) When your ball becomes imbedded in the ground, it is plugged.
  20. (Plugged) slang for getting stabbed
  21. (plugged) [B] is brought up to mouth while it closes to [Bb] and mouth closes suddenly.
  22. (Plugging) A control function which accomplishes braking by reversing the motor line voltage polarity or phase sequence.
  23. (Plugging) The vegetative propagation of turfgrass by means of turf plugs or small sod pieces.
  24. (Plugging) The act or process of stopping the flow of water, oil, or gas into or out of a formation through a borehole or well penetrating that formation.
  25. (PLUGGING) The filling-in of characters that have a counter, e.g. a, g, o, 8, 0 e and so on.