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  Definition of plug
  1. an old or over-worked horse
  2. an upright hydrant for drawing water to use in fighting a fire
  3. blockage consisting of an object designed to fill a hole tightly
  4. an electrical device with two or three pins that is inserted in a socket to make an electrical connection
  5. electrical device that fits into the cylinder head of an internal-combustion engine and ignites the gas by means of an electric spark
  6. blatant or sensational promotion
  7. a wad of something chewable as tobacco
  8. persist in working hard; "Students must plug away at this problem"
  9. make a plug for; praise the qualities or in order to sell or promote
  10. deliver a quick blow to; "he punched me in the stomach"
  11. fill or close tightly with or as if with a plug; "plug the hole"; "stop up the leak"
Similar Words: hack, jade, nag, fireplug, fire hydrant, stopper, stopple, male plug, spark plug, sparking plug, ballyhoo, hoopla, hype, chew, chaw, cud, quid, wad, plug away, punch, stop up, secure

 

Hyponyms: bung, spile, cork, drainplug, fipple, tampion, tampon, tap, spigot, telephone plug, phone plug, stopper, stopple, chink, cork up

 

Entailments: insert, infix, enter, introduce

 

Part Meronyms: ignition, ignition system

 

Derivational Morphology: tire, wear upon, tire out, wear, weary, jade, wear out, outwear, wear down, fag out, fag, fatigue, pall, stopper, stopple, barricade, block, blockade, stop, block off, block up, bar, stop up, secure, ballyhoo, pack, bundle, wad, compact, chaw, chew, masticate, manducate, jaw, promoter, booster, plugger, hoopla, hype, punch, clout, poke, lick, biff, puncher

 

Anagrams: gulp

 

 
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