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plug-compatible of or designating computer equipment that can be linked with that of another manufacturer without electrical adapters.
plug in to connect (an appliance) to a power source.
plug-in a supplementary software application that adds enhanced functionality to a computer program. [2 definitions]
plug-in electric vehicle any motor vehicle powered by battery packs that can be recharged using an external source of electricity.
plum a type of sweet edible fruit with a smooth skin and a flattish stone. [6 definitions]
plumage the feathers of a bird.
plumb a small weight tied to a line and used to establish the depth of water or to verify a vertical alignment. [10 definitions]
plumb bob a usu. conical piece of metal attached to a line, used to determine true vertical; plumb or plummet.
plumber a person who fits and repairs plumbing. [2 definitions]
plumber's helper (informal) a large suction cup on a handle, used to clear drains; plumber's friend; plunger.
plumbing the system of water and sewerage pipes and fixtures in a building. [2 definitions]
plumb line a cord from which a weight is suspended to determine true vertical, or depth, as of water. [2 definitions]
plume a feather, esp. a large, colorful, or fluffy one. [6 definitions]
plummet a small weight on a line used for sounding or to verify a vertical; plumb or plumb bob. [2 definitions]
plumose having feathers or plumes; feathered. [2 definitions]
plump1 rounded in appearance; somewhat chubby. [3 definitions]
plump2 to come down quickly and with all one's weight. [8 definitions]
plum pudding a rich boiled or steamed pudding often made with raisins or currants in addition to flour, spices, and suet.
plum tomato a small pear-shaped or elongated tomato, often used for cooking.
plumule a soft down feather, found on young birds and some adults. [2 definitions]
plumy consisting of, bearing, decorated, or covered with plumes. [2 definitions]