Definition of 'plug'
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The Government needs the courage to pull the plug. The Sun (2016)If it's not working she must fix it or pull the plug. The Sun (2016)More than three-quarters of our power has come from our home plug socket. Times, Sunday Times (2016)No kettle, minibar or plug sockets by the bed, though. Times, Sunday Times (2016)One in five machines is more than a decade old as hospitals have used funds to plug deficits rather than upgrading their equipment, bosses say. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Will the sports person only agree to the interview if you plug their products? Times, Sunday Times (2011)Another fighter was questioned about electric plug pins. The Sun (2014)He will also perform live on the show to plug his forthcoming solo album. The Sun (2012)You just have to keep on plugging away. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Time to pull a plug on that one. The Sun (2012)You can also plug in your laptop to view photos or play music. The Sun (2013)Just to plug a book on afternoon radio. Times, Sunday Times (2012)There are also various sticks and devices that plug into your set to give access. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He put down his glass and finished plugging up a hole. BomberDo not overload plug sockets and make sure you switch off electrical items when not in use. The Sun (2013)But critics of the plans fear businesses will plug their products to pupils. The Sun (2006)Booked early on but kept plugging away. The Sun (2011)There is only one plug socket by my bed. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Yet the car can also be plugged into the mains and charged overnight. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Is he charging a glitter loo seat, swimming pool or bath plug to the taxpayer? Times, Sunday Times (2009)If you have an electric car, plug it in. Times, Sunday Times (2016)But she also used the opportunity on the ITV1 show to plug the legal group. The Sun (2011)To give the flowers a fighting chance, you can buy plug plants that are suitable for your soil conditions. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The battery lasts eight hours between charges and there's a regular cable to plug it in if it does run out of juice. The Sun (2016)Giving is the only drain plug I know for greed. Christianity Today (2000)A big part of this is reducing the need for cables, plug sockets and switches. Times, Sunday Times (2015) Buy them in plugs and plant them out between March and the end of May. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The pair, both journalists and writers, were on to plug respective books. Times, Sunday Times (2012)
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Translations for 'plug'
British English: plug /plʌɡ/ NOUN
electrical A plug on a piece of electrical equipment is a small plastic object with two or three metal pins which fit into the holes of an electric socket.
I used to go around and take every plug out at night.
- American English: plug
- Arabic: قَابِس
- Brazilian Portuguese: tampão
- Chinese: 插头
- Croatian: utikač
- Czech: zástrčka
- Danish: stik
- Dutch: plug
- European Spanish: enchufe macho
- Finnish: tulppa
- French: prise prise mâle
- German: Stöpsel
- Greek: βύσμα
- Italian: spina
- Japanese: 栓
- Korean: 마개
- Norwegian: plugg
- Polish: wtyczka
- European Portuguese: tampão
- Romanian: ștecăr
- Russian: пробка
- Spanish: enchufe
- Swedish: kontakt el-
- Thai: ปลั๊กไฟ
- Turkish: tıkaç
- Ukrainian: штепсельна вилка
- Vietnamese: phích cắm
British English: plug VERB
If you plug a hole, you block it with something.
Crews are working to plug a major oil leak.
British English: plug NOUN
bath A plug is a thick, circular piece of rubber or plastic that you use to block the hole in a bathtub or sink when it is filled with water.
She put the plug in the sink and filled it with cold water.
Definition of plug from the Collins English Dictionary
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