Meaning of PLUG in English

PLUG

I.

noun

1 electric

ADJECTIVE

▪ electric , power ( AmE )

▪ mains ( BrE )

▪ three-pin , two-pin

The iron is fitted with a three-pin ~.

▪ jack ( BrE )

I pushed the jack ~ into the amp.

VERB + PLUG

▪ pull out , remove , take out

▪ fit , wire ( BrE )

▪ be fitted with

▪ change

PLUG + NOUN

▪ adapter

▪ socket ( esp. BrE )

My room only has one ~ socket.

2 for a bath, sink, etc.

ADJECTIVE

▪ bath ( BrE ), bathtub ( AmE ), sink

VERB + PLUG

▪ put in

▪ pull , pull out

I got out of the bath and pulled out the ~. ( BrE )

I got out of the bathtub and pulled the ~. ( AmE )

They decided to pull the ~ on the project ( = cancel it ). ( figurative )

PLUG + NOUN

▪ hole (usually plughole ) ( BrE )

II.

verb

Plug is used with these nouns as the object: ↑ cable , ↑ ear , ↑ gap , ↑ hole , ↑ leak , ↑ loophole

Oxford Collocations English Dictionary.      Оксфордский английский словарь словосочетаний .