Definitions

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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of plug.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective (of a coin) altered by the insertion of a plug of base metal
  • adjective completely obstructed or closed off

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Examples

  • The U.S. Department of Energy estimates that 5 to 10 percent of a home's energy use comes from "vampire losses" -- devices such as cellphone chargers, DVRs and computer power supplies that remain plugged in and draw power even when set to "off."

    Are American homes more energy efficient? Not exactly.

  • The best way to honor my friend's memory was to work through the fears and remain plugged in and engaged.

    Alyson Renaldo: Guyana: A Small Nation with Great Concerns

  • Needless to say I jumped in plugged it and then cast off (she actually got up on a plane which was impressive) with the pump on.

    Tales From The Boat Ramp

  • The U.S. Department of Energy estimates that 5 to 10 percent of a home's energy use comes from "vampire losses" -- devices such as cellphone chargers, DVRs and computer power supplies that remain plugged in and draw power even when set to "off."

    Are American homes more energy efficient? Not exactly.

  • The U.S. Department of Energy estimates that 5 to 10 percent of a home's energy use comes from "vampire losses" -- devices such as cellphone chargers, DVRs and computer power supplies that remain plugged in and draw power even when set to "off."

    Are American homes more energy efficient? Not exactly.

  • Needless to say I jumped in plugged it and then cast off (she actually got up on a plane which was impressive) with the pump on.

    Tales From The Boat Ramp

  • Unplugging the device, he pulled a small screwdriver from his pocket, made several mysterious adjustments, and again plugged in the instrument, which then buzzed vigorously when turned on ….

    Archive 2009-07-01

  • Unplugging the device, he pulled a small screwdriver from his pocket, made several mysterious adjustments, and again plugged in the instrument, which then buzzed vigorously when turned on ….

    The Future of Today's Legal Scholarship

  • The best way to honor my friend's memory was to work through the fears and remain plugged in and engaged.

    Alyson Renaldo: Guyana: A Small Nation with Great Concerns

  • The U.S. Department of Energy estimates that 5 to 10 percent of a home's energy use comes from "vampire losses" -- devices such as cellphone chargers, DVRs and computer power supplies that remain plugged in and draw power even when set to "off."

    Are American homes more energy efficient? Not exactly.

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