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plug

plug

 
 
pronunciation:
pluhg
parts of speech:
noun, verb
phrases:
plug in
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: an object made of rubber or other material used to block an opening.
Pull the plug to let the water out of the sink.
similar words:
tap
definition 2: a device with two or three metal pieces that you put into a power source in the wall to get electric power.
Put the plug into the outlet before you turn on the TV.
 
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: plugged, plugging, plugs
definition 1: to close or stop up with a plug.
They plugged up the hole.
similar words:
block, jam, seal
definition 2: to put a plug into a power source, or to connect a wire to a power source.
Plug the wire to the lamp into the socket on that wall.
 
phrase: plug in
derivations: pluggable (adj.), plugless (adj.), plugger (n.)
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