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plug

noun
verb
phrases
noun
1 noun ELECTRIC on applianceplocóid fem213-amp plug plocóid 13 aimpthree-pin plug plocóid trí phionnatravel plug plocóid taistil 2 (also wall plug, plug socket) noun ELECTRIC wall socketsoicéad masc1  c m usoicéad balla
Taispeáin iontráil iomlán 
3 noun AUTO spark plugplocóid fem2spréachphlocóid fem 4 noun bung, stopperstopallán masc1dallán masc1  c m uthe sink plug was missing bhí stopallán an doirtil ar iarraidhbath plug dallán folcadáin, stopallán folcadáina wooden plug dallán adhmaid 5 noun blockage bac masc1  c m uburla masc4it can form a plug in the vent d'fhéadfadh sé bac a chruthú sa ghaothaire 6 noun lump, wadpluga masc4a plug of tobacco pluga tobac 7 (also volcanic plug) noun GEOLpluga masc4pluga bolcánach 8 noun promotionpluga masc4he gave a quick plug to his new CD thug sé pluga tapa dá CD nua, luaigh sé a CD nua go gasta
verb
9 verb appliance etc
TRANSITIVEplugáil verbto plug in the kettle an citeal a phlugáil isteachit's plugged into the mains tá sé plugáilte isteach sa phríomhlíne
INTRANSITIVEplugáil verbit plugs in under the desk plugálann sé isteach faoin deasc
10 verb hole etc TRANSITIVEstop verb  c m ucalc verb  c m ublocáil verb  c m uhe tried to plug the hole thriail sé an poll a chalcadhshe plugged it with wax dhún sí le céir é 11 verb clog, obstruct TRANSITIVEcalc verb  c m utacht verb  c m uthe pipe was plugged with food bhí an píobán calctha le bia 12 verb gap etc TRANSITIVElíon verb  c m uit plugs a gap líonann sé bearna 13 verb promote, publicise
TRANSITIVEbolscaireacht a dhéanamh arpoiblíocht a thabhairt dopluga a thabhairt doshe plugged the album thug sí pluga don albam, luaigh sí an t-albam
INTRANSITIVEbolscaireacht a dhéanamh
14 verb informal hit TRANSITIVEbuail verb  c m uclabhta a thabhairt doI plugged him on the nose bhuail mé sa ghaosán é, thug mé clabhta sa tsrón dó 15 verb (US), informal shoot TRANSITIVElámhach verb  c m uscaoil verb  c m ushe plugged him twice lámhach sí faoi dhó é, chuir sí dhá urchar ann
phrases

to pull the plug

1 withdraw from activitytarraingt amachthe bank pulled the plug tharraing an banc amach 2 informal switch off life-support machinean cnaipe a mhúchadhan meaisín a chasadh as

to pull the plug on sth

deireadh a chur le rudéirí as rudthey pulled the plug on the show chuir siad deireadh leis an seó