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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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The serial number of the device that the plug came with will be needed in order to verify the Mac, iPod, iPhone or iPad that the adaptor came with.
The new plug addresses the growing number of devices communicating and receiving power via the network cabling infrastructure, including LED lights, wireless access points, security cameras, video displays, distributed antenna systems and building automation controls.
Finally, the storage tank had to remain fully operational throughout the project, so STATS had to ensure that the subsea deployment, setting and testing of the isolation plug could be conducted by divers within a strict 14-day window.
In May 2013, NY Works funding was allocated to plug orphan and abandoned oil and gas wells throughout the state.
When you have limited plug points and connect multiple appliances like your TV, kettle and stove - to one plug, you are overloading the plug, which is highly dangerous.
In the Champion spark plug follow-up article in your May 2015 issue, you only briefly mention the spark plug resistance problem.
RAY: The other reason plugs are specific to engines is because the vehicle's engineers designed the plug as part of a system needed to create a very specific pattern of combustion.
So apply a little anti-seize compound, NSN 8030-01-087-8254, to the threads before installing the plugs. That lets you tighten the plugs enough to keep them from vibrating loose, but makes them easier to open next time.
He added that the UAE sockets are made to accept plugs, which meet very exact requirements.
It is based on a British Standard, which specifies the most common type of single-phase AC power plugs and sockets.
When introducing stemming plugs, such as Rocklock, into a blast design, there are a couple of rules of thumb to follow.
Whenever you're plugging corded power tools in, be careful not to overload the socket with plugs. This, of course, applies to sockets in general.
Whenever you''re plugging corded power tools in, be careful not to overload the socket with plugs. This, of course, applies to sockets in general.
Hardly anybody, it seems, sets out to collect antique spark plugs. "Most of our people started with gas engines, tractors or antique automobiles," says Lanning Baron, president of Spark Plug Collectors of America (SPCOA).