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plug /plʌg/
  • danh từ
    • nút (chậu sứ rửa mặt, bể nước...)
    • (kỹ thuật) chốt
    • (điện học) cái phít
      • three-pin plug: phít ba đầu, phít ba chạc
      • two-pin: phít hai đầu, phít hai chạc
    • đầu ống, đầu vòi (để bắt vòi nước vào lấy nước)
    • Buji
    • (địa lý,địa chất) đá nút (đá phun trào bít kín miệng núi lửa)
    • bánh thuốc lá, thuốc lá bánh; miếng thuốc lá nhai (cắt ở bánh thuốc lá)
    • (từ lóng) cú đấm, cú thoi
    • (từ lóng) sách không bán được
    • (từ Mỹ,nghĩa Mỹ), (từ lóng) ngựa tồi, ngựa xấu
    • ngoại động từ
      • ((thường) + up) bít lại bằng nút; nút lại
        • to plug a hole: bít lỗ bằng nút
      • (từ lóng) thoi, thụi, đấm
      • (từ lóng) cho ăn đạn, cho ăn kẹo đồng
      • (thông tục) nhai nhải mâi để cố phổ biến (cái gì...)
        • to plug a song: hát nhai nhải mâi để cố phổ biến một bài hát
    • nội động từ
      • (+ away at) (thông tục) rán sức, cần cù (làm một việc gì); học gạo, "cày" ((nghĩa bóng))
      • to plug in
        • (điện học) cắm phít
    Concise Dictionary
    +blockage consisting of an object designed to fill a hole tightly
    +a wad of something chewable as tobacco
    +blatant or sensational promotion
    +electrical device that fits into the cylinder head of an internal-combustion engine and ignites the gas by means of an electric spark
    +an electrical device with two or three pins that is inserted in a socket to make an electrical connection
    +an upright hydrant for drawing water to use in fighting a fire
    +an old or over-worked horse
    +fill or close tightly with or as if with a plug
    +persist in working hard
    +deliver a quick blow to
    +make a plug for; praise the qualities or in order to sell or promote

    Thesaurus Dictionary
    1 stopper, stopple, bung, cork:
    If you pull the plug out, the water will run out.
    2 chew, twist, quid, wad, pigtail, cavendish:
    As they forbade smoking, he would take snuff or chew a plug of tobacco
    3 publicity, mention, promotion, recommendation, puff, blurb, PR; advertisement, Colloq advert, hype:
    His book was given a plug on yesterday's evening news.
    4 Often, plug up. stop (up), close (up or off), seal (off or up), cork, stopper, bung, block, jam, stuff, clog, obstruct, dam (up):
    A piece of soap has plugged the drain.
    5 publicize, mention, promote, push, advertise, puff, commend, Colloq boost, beat the drum for:
    It wasn't right to plug her brother's company in her article on double glazing
    6 See plod, 2, above.
    find, catch, coup, prize, treasure; bonus, cream:
    Harvey's landed a plum job as overseas buyer.
    Advanced English Dictionary
    noun, verb
    + noun
    electrical equipment
    1 a small plastic object with two or three metal pins, that connects a piece of electrical equipment to the main supply of electricity: a three-pin plug + I'll have to change the plug on my hairdryer.
    2 (informal, especially BrE) a small opening in a wall, by which you connect a piece of electrical equipment to the main supply of electricity
    Synonym: SOCKET
    Can I use this plug for my iron?
    3 a small object that connects a wire from one piece of electrical equipment to an opening in another: the plug from the computer to the printer
    in engine
    4 = SPARK PLUG
    in bath / sink
    5 a thick round piece of plastic or rubber that you put in the hole in a bath or a SINK to stop the water flowing out: She pulled out the plug and let the water drain away.
    in hole
    6 a round piece of material that fits into a hole and blocks it: She took the plug of cotton wool from her ear.
    See also - EARPLUG
    7 (AmE) = STOPPER
    for screw
    8 a small plastic tube that you put into a hole in a wall so that it will hold a screw
    for book / movie
    9 (informal) praise or attention that sb gives to a new book, film/movie, etc. in order to encourage people to buy or see it: He managed to get in a plug for his new book.
    Idioms see PULL v.
    + verb (-gg-) [VN]
    fill hole
    1 ~ sth (up) to fill a hole with a substance or piece of material that fits tightly into it: He plugged the hole in the pipe with an old rag.
    provide sth missing
    2 to provide sth that has been missing from a particular situation and is needed in order to improve it: A cheaper range of products was introduced to plug the gap at the lower end of the market.
    book / movie
    3 to give praise or attention to a new book, film/movie, etc. in order to encourage people to buy it or see it
    Synonym: PROMOTE
    She came on the show to plug her latest album.
    4 (old-fashioned, AmE, informal) to shoot sb
    Phrasal Verbs: plug away (at sth) to continue working hard at sth, especially sth that you find difficult
    plug sth<->in
    plug sth into sth to connect a piece of electrical equipment to the main supply of electricity or to another piece of electrical equipment: Is the printer plugged in?
    Antonym: UNPLUG
    plug sth into sth
    1 = TO PLUG STH IN
    2 to connect a computer to a computer system: All our computers are plugged into the main network.
    plug into sth
    1 (of a piece of electrical equipment) to be able to be connected to the main supply of electricity or to another piece of electrical equipment: The VCR plugs into the back of the television.
    2 to become involved with a particular activity or group of people: The company has doubled its profits since plugging into lucrative overseas markets.(also plug) (BrE also sparking plug)
    + noun
    a part in a car engine that produces a SPARK (= flash of electricity) which makes the fuel burn and starts the engine
    Collocation Dictionary

    1 electric


    electric | mains | three-pin, two-pin
    The iron is fitted with a three-pin plug.
    | jack | fused


    pull (out), take out | fit, wire | be fitted with | change

    2 for a sink, etc.


    basin, bath, sink


    put in | pull out



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