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Meaning of plug

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

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

Source : WordNet ® Princeton University. 2010.

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