Definition of Plug in

1. Verb. Plug into an outlet. "Connect the TV so we can watch the football game tonight"

Exact synonyms: Connect, Plug Into
Entails: Bring Together, Join
Generic synonyms: Enter, Infix, Insert, Introduce
Derivative terms: Connection, Connector, Connexion
Antonyms: Unplug



Definition of Plug in

1. Verb. (idiomatic) To connect (an electrical device) to a plug socket. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Plug In

pluffed
pluffier
pluffiest
pluffing
pluffs
pluffy
plug-and-play
plug-in
plug-ins
plug-ugly
plug and play
plug away
plug fuse
plug hat
plug in (current term)
plug nickel
plug out
plug the runner
plug up
plugback
plugbacks
plugboard
plugboards
plugfest
plugfests
pluggable
plugged
plugged-in
plugged in

Literary usage of Plug in

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Transactions of the American Institute of Mining, Metallurgical and (1921)
"... ie, of nickel wire, rather than of the particular type of spark plug in which it was noted and studied. The mechanical features of the plugs, however, ..."

2. Transactions of the American Institute of Electrical Engineers by American Institute of Electrical Engineers (1902)
"By using the 1* plug in any receptacle on the dynamo panels, the voltage of the machine is read on voltmeter No. 1; by using the 2" plug the voltage can be ..."

3. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1883)
"PARAMETRIC SWEEP CONTROL This plug-in was designed for those traditionally ... The SH-71 plug-in operating modes include time interval distributions between ..."

4. A Dictionary of Altitudes in the United Statesby Henry Gannett by Henry Gannett (1906)
"Do. .copper plug in towpath abutment of Bear street bridge. ... Do..copper plug in lift tower of West street bridge. Do..copper plug in towpath abutment of ..."

5. A Dictionary of Applied Chemistry by Thomas Edward Thorpe (1921)
"The wooden plug in the hopper is driven in tight, and the space between it and the hopper is kept full of iron borings. By dexterously manipulating the wood ..."

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