Plugging Plug"ging, n. 1. The act of stopping with a plug. [1913 Webster]

2. The material of which a plug or stopple is made. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Plugging — Plug Plug, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Plugged}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Plugging}.] To stop with a plug; to make tight by stopping a hole. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • plugging — Synonyms and related words: application, assiduity, assiduous, assiduousness, bulldog tenacity, concentration, constancy, constant, continuing, diligence, diligent, dogged, dogged perseverance, doggedness, donkeywork, drudge, drudgery, drudging,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • plugging — Смотри Закупоривание …   Энциклопедический словарь по металлургии

  • plugging — Смотри раскатка труб …   Энциклопедический словарь по металлургии

  • plugging — (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. deterring, holding back, closing; see block 1 , stopping …   English dictionary for students

  • plugging — plÊŒg n. cork, stopper, stopple; rubber stopper for a sink; electrical connector; dongle (Computers); obstruction, block; lumpy mass that obstructs an opening (Medicine); fire hydrant; advertisement; tampon (Slang); occurrence of sexual… …   English contemporary dictionary

  • plugging — noun ( s) Etymology: from gerund of plug (II) 1. : the act of one that plugs; also : the act of stopping with a plug 2 …   Useful english dictionary

  • Plugging in (algebra) — Plugging in is a colloquial mathematical term for the process of substitution, typically of a number or formula, in a formula. If the independent variables in the formula are visualised as certain required inputs, then the metaphor is of some… …   Wikipedia

  • plugging well — A conservation measure required by statute in some jurisdictions upon the abandonment of an oil well. 24 Am J1st Gas & O § 148. Water, if not plugged off when a well is abandoned, may migrate through the oil sand to adjacent producing wells and… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

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