Definitions

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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of plug.

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

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

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Examples

  • 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 ….

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  • 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.

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  • 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."

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

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  • Most fuel screws are plugged from the factory for EPA regulations, but feel free to take the plug out and tune your quad.

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  • In that case you'll be using "atmosphere commands," or words you type to produce a generic pose smile, grin, frown, etc with your name plugged in.

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  • And there were two small snags: The reporter's phone rang, but when he answered it, another call plugged the line so he didn't connect with Krastajic.

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  • She is apparently someone who once said something about Christmas, and her name plugged into Google returns more than 12,000 hits.

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  • The gurus in the Web analytics department regularly furnish us with a list of popular terms plugged into the “Search” bar at ConsumerReports. org.

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  • Company officials have variously put the time frame at anywhere from immediately until after the spill is plugged, which isn't likely to happen until August.

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