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plug

verb
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plug

1. n. a bite-sized, pressed mass of chewing tobacco. He put a plug in his cheek and walked away.
2. n. a drink of beer; a slug of beer. Let me have a plug out of that bottle.
3. n. a free advertisement or a commercial boost from someone for a product. (see also plugola.) I managed to get a plug on the Mike Michael show.
4. tv. to give an advertisement or commercial boost for something without having to pay for it. I want to get on that TV program and plug my new book.
5. Go to pluck.
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Manager Sally Gibbins said: "With help from the programme, we have been able to hire pluggers to present the album to national and regional radio for airplay.
Available strips include: Helen, Dick Tracy, JUMBLE, Animal Crackers, Cats with Hands, Little Orphan Annie, Fred Basset, Gil Thorp, Lola, Loose Parts, Meehan Streak, Mister Boffo, Pluggers and The Quigmans.
and helped create the comic strip, Pluggers, with three-time Pulitzer Prize-winning cartoonist Jeff MacNelly.
Once they did, they recorded Methods in three weeks - no producer, initially no record label, no pluggers or pushers.
In 1991, Knox, the son of the late rock 'n roll legend Buddy Knox (1957's "Party Doll"), founded Hit Pluggers, Nashville's first independent song-plugging company.
The concerts - at the hip Exit Inn club - will be broadcast live on US radio, and the audience will be full of A&R men, music publishers and song pluggers.
With visits to a songwriting seminar, songwriting night at the Bluebird Cafe, and interviews with writers, pluggers, publishers and singers, this part candidly shows the humiliations (usually) and joys (occasionally) of trying to write and sell a tune in Nashville.
This special section offers a variety of his work including an editorial cartoon from his student days at the University of North Carolina, the first Shoe comic strip, the first Pluggers comic, cartoons from each of his 3 Pulitzer Prize-winning efforts, artwork he created in Key West, Florida, and more.
Aimed at music industry professionals, record company executives, pluggers, artist managers, music TV and video producers and specialist production companies, the conference is open to individuals and companies from the UK and worldwide to attend.
Record pluggers at BMG have wasted no time speaking to bosses of major pop stations to ensure Will's future single gets maximum exposure.
Pluggers is now drawn by Richmond Times Dispatch cartoonist Gary Brookins and can be seen in newspapers worldwide.
Record pluggers say that the release was penned by Eric Pressly, who has written for Celine Dion.
Most wood stains, concrete stains and concrete block pluggers currently on the market contain levels of volatile organic compounds that are increasingly considered unacceptable in several regions of the United States.