plug in
verb Date: 1893 intransitive verb to establish an electric circuit by inserting a plug transitive verb to attach or connect to an electric receptacle (as an outlet)

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  • plug-in — plug ins 1) ADJ: ADJ n A plug in machine is a piece of electrical equipment that is operated by being connected to an electricity supply or to another piece of electrical equipment by means of a plug. ...a plug in radio. 2) N COUNT: oft N n A… …   English dictionary

  • plug-in — /plug in /, adj. 1. capable of or designed for being connected to an electrical power source by plugging in or inserting: a plug in hair dryer; a plug in transistor. n. 2. plug (def. 3). 3. jack1 (def. 3). 4. a plug in appliance. [1920 25; adj.,… …   Universalium

  • plug-in — plug in1 adj [only before noun] able to be connected to the electricity supply, or to another piece of electrical equipment ▪ a plug in microphone plug in 2 plug in2 plug|in [ˈplʌgın] n technical a piece of computer software that can be used in… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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  • plug-in — plug′ in adj. 1) cvb elm designed to be plugged into an electrical power source: a plug in hair dryer[/ex] 2) cvb elm plug 3) 3) elm jack 3) 4) cvb a plug in appliance • Etymology: 1920–25 …   From formal English to slang

  • plug-in — plug ,in adjective a plug in piece of equipment gets power by being connected to an electricity supply by means of a PLUG …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • plug-in — s.m.inv. ES ingl. {{wmetafile0}} TS inform. 1. modulo hardware o software che può essere aggiunto alla macchina o al programma per ampliarne le capacità 2. componente software che permette al browser di eseguire file di animazione, audio o video… …   Dizionario italiano

  • Plug-in — 〈[plʌgı̣n] n.; Gen.: s, Pl.: s; EDV〉 in ein bereits vorhandenes Computersystem einfügbares Programm od. ergänzende Komponente, z. B. um eine Leistungssteigerung zu erzielen [Etym.: engl., <plug in »einstecken«] …   Lexikalische Deutsches Wörterbuch

  • Plug-in — [ plʌgin] der od. das; s, s <zu engl. to plug in »anschließen«> kleines Softwareprogramm, das in eine größere Anwendung integriert werden kann, um dessen ↑Funktionalität zu erweitern (EDV) …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • plug-in — (izg. plȁg ȋn) m DEFINICIJA inform. 1. softverski dodatak za preglednik (engl. browser) vanjska aplikacija koja se poziva u trenutku kada preglednik naiđe na odgovarajući sadržaj (npr. za prikaz videa) 2. svaki dodatno instalirani program na… …   Hrvatski jezični portal

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