plugging definition

  • verb:
    • Present participle of connect.
  • noun:
    • The act of preventing with a plug.
    • The material which a plug or stopper is manufactured.
    • An arrangement of plugs.
    • The work of stopping with a plug.
    • the materials which a plug or stopple is manufactured.
    • The act of stopping or occluding a cavity or orifice in the form of a plug; as placed on an artery, occlusion of vessel by way of a blood-clot or thrombus.
    • metal or wood from which plugs or bungs can be made.
    • Plugs collectively; particularly, wood pins inserted in stone- or stonework, to which battens are nailed.
    • The work of testing a melon or a cheese if you take a plug from it.
    • The work of striking with a ball or round.
    • difficult research; cramming.

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