Any piece of wood, metal, or other substance used to stop or fill a hole; a stopple.
To stop with a plug; to make tight by stopping a hole.
n: any object or device that blocks a hole or passageway (such as a cement plug in a borehole).
Often a gold coin that has been holed will have the hole filled with a plug of gold so the coin appears more collectable (although not normally to deceive). Some old coins made of tin were also plugged with a small piece of copper to make forgery harder.
A male connector, as opposed to a jack which is a female connector
The hardware on the end of a mike cable or patch cord that is inserted into a jack.
The male element of a plug/jack connector.
1. The male gender of a type of connector. Mates with a "jack". 2. A connector which is on a cable as opposed to the panel mount connector that it mates with (being a jack).
A high, tapering silk hat.
A seedling plant growing in a cylinder of soil, with roots fully formed and some top growth unless dormant. Plugs are grown individually in separate cells in a tray. Trays vary in depth, size and number of cells.
A small but well-rooted seedling raised in a cellular tray and sold for growing on.
Also called starter. A term most often used by commercial growers to refer to a plantlet which has been separated from the mother leaf and other plantlets, and has been placed with potting soil into a plug tray. Once in the plug tray, it will remain a plug until transferred to the pot in which it will ultimately be finished.
Lava solidified in the conduit of an extinct volcano.
An upheaved, consolidated mass filling a conduit.
Solidified lava that fills the conduit of a volcano. It is usually more resistant to erosion than the material making up the surrounding cone, and may remain standing as a solitary pinnacle when the rest of the original structure has eroded away.
A small body of intrusive rock, typically cylindrical or pipe-like in shape. Often a remnant "feeder" for a volcano.
A flat oblong cake of pressed tobacco.
a wad of something chewable as tobacco
a blockage that sometimes occurs in the cigar and keeps it from drawing properly
A tight spot in a cigar that prevents a proper draw.
A favorable mention or a picture of a product in the non-advertising portion of a media presentation. Examples of plugs are a Cheerio's box visible on a breakfast table in a film, a character in a TV movie drinking a Coca-Cola, or James Bond driving a BMW.
make a plug for; praise the qualities or in order to sell or promote
A favorable mention on the radio or TV show of a product, service or person with no charge to the advertiser.
An advertisement, not in the form of a formal ad, but usually a mention - either written or in a publication or given verbally from the platform to help promote a product, service, or individual.
Fits into the power point and receives electricity.
electrical device that fits into the cylinder head of an internal-combustion engine and ignites the gas by means of an electric spark
A closure with threads found on the head or body. See Bung.
Male threaded fitting which seals the end run of a pipe when fitted into a female threaded fitting.
(1) See plug and abandon. (2) A sample. See sidewall core and core. See also core analysis. (3) A large underground feature such as a salt plug or salt dome. Not a popular usage of the term. See diapir, pluton, and salt dome.
To stop the flow of oil from one stratum to another in connection with the abandoning of a well
Seal off formations to stop open communication of formation fluids within a well.
To seal a well, or part of a well with cement, e.g. before producing from a higher formation, sidetracking, or leaving the well permanently sealed and abandoned.
The part of the pin-tumbler cylinder mechanism into which the key enters and which the key turns. It houses the pins of a pin tumbler cylinder mechanism.
an electrical device with two or three pins that is inserted in a socket to make an electrical connection
terminal in an electrical installation through which electrical and electronic devices are connected to the grid.
The round part containing the keyway and rotated by the key to transmit motion to the bolt(s).
the central piece of the upper of a moccasin.
The piece of mat board that is left over when the opening is cut. When making a triple or thicker mat, often the plug is left in place to provide a cutting surface for the next mat board.
a round or square piece of sod usually two to four inches in diameter with a core about two to two-and-a-half inches in depth
Piece that throttles against an orifice to increase and decrease flow.
a circular hair transplant graft taken from a donor area (usually made by using a power tool) and transplanted to a prepared circular site on the top of the balding scalp
a containerized transplant
a small plant grown from seed in a very small container (think a thimble to dixie cup size) that can be transplanted quickly and easily to a larger pot
Devised as a fashion instrument by Ghengis Kahn during the raids of the Mongol around 1300. Mr. Kahn was quite envious of the blond Viking warriors. He had his private surgeon, Dr. Chicken Coop, transplant blond hair from a fallen enemy soldier on the top of his head. In doing so he become the first blond joke. The technique was refined by the Romans and used to torture and mutilate prisoners. Hair plugging, as a method of disfiguration, is still practiced in some US cities.
Any solid-bodied lure, usually made of wood or plastic. They come in a bewildering variety of sizes, shapes, colours and actions. Different types include: crankbaits, jerkbaits and minnows. Popper A topwater plug with a dished face that "pops" noisily against the water surface when twitched.
an exact model of the desired shape
In shaping, a highly crafted shaped blank produced by a top designer as a template for a computer shaping machine. Also a similarly crafted shape supplied by a designer to a blank manufacturer as a basis for blank moulding.
The part of the lock that you put the key into, and which turns to operate the lock.
The part of the lock that the key rotates.
The part of the lock which the key is inserted and is rotated by the key.
It is a solid plug that can be made of different materials that is placed in a stretched piercing, usually in an earlobe.
a type of jewelry used for large gauge piercings, usually ear, which is wider on the ends and will sit flush with the body
A solid plug made from any number of materials that is placed in a stretched piercing, most commonly in an earlobe.