HyperDic: plug

English > 14 senses of the word plug:
NOUNartifactplug, stopper, stoppleblockage consisting of an object designed to fill a hole tightly
foodplug, chew, chaw, cud, quid, wada wad of something chewable as tobacco
communicationplug, ballyhoo, hoopla, hypeblatant or sensational promotion
artifactplug, spark plug, sparking plugelectrical device that fits into the cylinder head of an internal-combustion engine and ignites the gas by means of an electric spark
artifactplug, male plugan electrical device with two or three pins that is inserted / inserted in a socket to make an electrical connection
artifactplug, fireplug, fire hydrantan upright hydrant for drawing water to use in fighting a fire
animalplug, hack, jade, nagan old or over-worked horse
VERBcontactplug, stop up, securefill or close tightly with or as if with a plug
changeplug, plug awaypersist in working hard
contactplug, punchdeliver a quick blow to
communicationplugmake a plug for
changeplugreplace the center of a coin with a baser metal
changepluginsert a plug into
changepluginsert as a plug
plug > pronunciation
Soundsplah'g
Rhymesbedbug ... Winnipeg: 26 rhymes with ahg...
English > plug: 14 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningBlockage consisting of an object designed to fill a hole tightly.
Synonymsstopper, stopple
Narrowerbung, spileA plug used to close a hole in a barrel or flask
cork, bottle corkThe plug in the mouth of a bottle (especially a wine bottle)
drainplugA removable plug for holding water in a tub or basin
earplugA plug of cotton, wax, or rubber that is fitted into the ear canal for protection against the entry of water or loud noise
fippleA wooden plug forming a flue pipe (as the mouthpiece of a recorder)
tampion, tompionplug for the muzzle of a gun / gun to keep out dust and moisture
tamponplug of cotton or other absorbent material
tap, spigotA plug for a bunghole in a cask
Broaderblockage, block, closure, occlusion, stop, stoppageAn obstruction in a pipe or tube
Spanishcorcho, tapón
Catalantap
Verbsplugfill or close tightly with or as if with a plug
English > plug: 14 senses > noun 2, food
MeaningA wad of something chewable as tobacco.
Synonymschew, chaw, cud, quid, wad
Broadermorsel, bit, biteA small amount of solid food
Spanishbolo, mascada, masticable, taco, tapón
English > plug: 14 senses > noun 3, communication
Meaningblatant or sensational promotion.
Synonymsballyhoo, hoopla, hype
Broaderpromotion, promo, publicity, promotional material, packagingA message issued in behalf of some product or cause or idea or person or institution
Spanishalboroto, bombo, campaña publicitaria, exageración, jaleo, propaganda
Verbsplugmake a plug for
English > plug: 14 senses > noun 4, artifact
Meaningelectrical device that fits into the cylinder head of an internal-combustion engine and ignites the gas by means of an electric spark.
Synonymsspark plug, sparking plug
Part ofignition, ignition systemThe mechanism that ignites the fuel in an internal-combustion engine
Broaderelectrical deviceA device that produces or is powered by electricity
Spanishbujía
Catalanbugia d'encesa, bugia
English > plug: 14 senses > noun 5, artifact
MeaningAn electrical device with two or three pins that is inserted / inserted in a socket to make an electrical connection.
Synonymmale plug
Narrowertelephone plug, phone plugA plug for connecting a telephone
Broaderelectrical deviceA device that produces or is powered by electricity
Spanishenchufe
Catalanendoll
English > plug: 14 senses > noun 6, artifact
MeaningAn upright hydrant for drawing water to use in fighting a fire.
Synonymsfireplug, fire hydrant
BroaderhydrantA discharge pipe with a valve and spout at which water may be drawn from the mains of waterworks
Spanishboca de incendio, fireplug
Catalanboca d'incendis, fireplug
English > plug: 14 senses > noun 7, animal
MeaningAn old or over-worked horse.
Synonymshack, jade, nag
Broaderhorse, Equus caballussolid-hoofed herbivorous quadruped domesticated since prehistoric times
Spanishjaco, jamelgo, penco, rocinante, rocín
Catalanrossí
English > plug: 14 senses > verb 1, contact
MeaningFill or close tightly with or as if with a plug.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Example"plug the hole"
Synonymsstop up, secure
Entailsinsert, infix, enter, introduceput or introduce into something
NarrowerchinkFill the chinks of, as with caulking
cork, cork upClose a bottle with a cork
stopper, stoppleClose or secure with or as if with a stopper
tamponplug with a tampon
Broaderclose, fill upFill or stop up
Spanishtapar, taponar
Catalanobturar, tapar
Nounsplugblockage consisting of an object designed to fill a hole tightly
English > plug: 14 senses > verb 2, change
MeaningPersist in working hard.
PatternSomething ----s
Example"Students must plug away at this problem"
Synonymplug away
Broaderpersevere, persist, hang in, hang on, hold onBe persistent, refuse to stop
English > plug: 14 senses > verb 3, contact
Meaningdeliver a quick blow to.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
ModelSam and Sue plug the movie
Synonympunch
BroaderhitDeal a blow to, either with the hand or with an instrument
Spanishdar un puñetazo
English > plug: 14 senses > verb 4, communication
Meaningmake a plug for; praise the qualities or in order to sell or promote.
PatternSomebody ----s something
ModelSam and Sue plug the movie
Broaderadvertise, advertize, promote, pushmake publicity for
Spanishpromocionar
Nounsplugblatant or sensational promotion
pluggersomeone who is an active supporter and advocate
English > plug: 14 senses > verb 5, change
MeaningReplace the center of a coin with a baser metal.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"plug a nickle"
Broaderinsert, enclose, inclose, stick in, put in, introduceintroduce
Participleplugged(of a coin) altered by the insertion of a plug of base metal
English > plug: 14 senses > verb 6, change
MeaningInsert a plug into.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"plug the wall"
Broaderinsert, enclose, inclose, stick in, put in, introduceintroduce
Similar toplugInsert as a plug
English > plug: 14 senses > verb 7, change
MeaningInsert as a plug.
PatternSomebody ----s something PP
Example"She plugged a cork in the wine bottle"
Broaderinsert, enclose, inclose, stick in, put in, introduceintroduce
Similar toplugInsert a plug into

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