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lug

slang A large, strong, typically bumbling or foolish person, especially a man. Sometimes used endearingly. You wouldn't be acting so cocky if that lug weren't here to back you up. Ah, come here and give me a hug, you big lug!

lug

(ləg)
n. a stupid male. (Possibly akin to the sense of “pull” = one who pulls or drags something as a laborer.) Is this lug bothering you, lady?
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During use, one end of the sleeve is coated with a fine abrasive (about 200 grit) which makes contact with the longer bolt lug as it is rotated.
The link is properly aligned in "linkdown," as the books call it, when the radius of the hole in the link is at the center of a convex radius with the lug. This proper alignment is often referred to as "slightly past center." Pins come in oversize increments, so you can adjust with oversize pins to the sloppiness of the pistol.
Repositioning the lugs on the Havak action means that there is a lug riding at the 6-o'clock position when the bolt travels in the receiver.
The Browning Hi-Power uses two locking lugs on top of the barrel, as with the 1911.
Its bolt had six locking lugs and a doglegged handle shaped somewhat like the one on Remington's Model 600 carbine.
Four groups were evaluated and compared: all 4,943 knees; 1,236 knees without femoral lugs and no femoral bone graft; 417 knees with femoral lugs and no femoral bone graft; and 3,290 knees with femoral lugs and with femoral bone graft (Table 1).
The modular design of the Savage bolt assembly allows the bolt head a certain amount of movement, resulting in the lugs bearing evenly against the receiver locking surfaces even if the receiver isn't square.
Place and hold the lug (4) in the inside of the grommet lip end first.
The new shaft has two exclusive features: -firstly, the lug seats are made of new technology high-strength steel designed not only to avoid any possibility of surface cracking, but also to distribute the load uniformly over the whole carbon section.
Kliklok's patented "pop-up lug" technology fires lugs only when a carton is present, providing the benefits of lugged carton control and random infeed timing, and allowing a broad carton size range.
Its patented "popup lug" technology fires lugs only when a carton is present, providing the benefits of lugged carton control and random infeed timing, allowing a broad carton size range.
After a routine training sortie on July 12, a post-flight inspection by flight line personnel revealed one of the two LAU-117 suspension lugs was broken.
Locking lug recesses are integral, with the barrel and the three bolt lugs lock directly into the barrel.
On 31 January, the Naval Air Systems Command ordered all Navy and Marine Corps F/A-18A, B, C and D models to be inspected for cracks in the wing fold transmission system attaching lugs, after routine inspections revealed aircraft with corroded or cracked lugs.