Definition of Plugs
1. Noun. (plural of plug) ¹
2. Verb. (third-person singular of plug) ¹
¹ Source: wiktionary.com
Definition of Plugs
1. plug [v] - See also: plug
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Literary usage of Plugs
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Electrical Engineer (1890)
"The cell selected to remove the plugs from had the same size as the cells ... 1, plugs were removed from both the positive and the negative plates at the ..."
2. Steam Power Plant Engineering by George Frederick Gebhardt (1917)
"Fusible or Safety plugs. — Fusible or safety plugs as illustrated in Fig. 81 are brass plugs provided with a fusible metal core. ..."
3. Marine Engineers' Handbook by Frank Ward Sterling (1920)
""Fusible plugs shall be so fitted that the smaller end of the filling is ... "Each manufacturer of fusible plugs shall number all plugs in accordance with ..."
4. Steam Power Plant Engineering by George Frederick Gebhardt (1913)
"M. Fusible or Safety plugs. — Fusible or safety plugs as illustrated m Fig. 79 are brass plugs provided with a fusible metal core. ..."
5. Naval Ordnance: A Text-book Prepared for the Use of the Midshipmen of the by Roland Irvin Curtin, Thomas Lee Johnson, United States Naval Academy (1915)
"The base-plugs of recently designed projectiles, and those of older types modified, ... In order to make the base-plugs of these projectiles gas-tight, ..."
6. Dyke's Automobile and Gasoline Engine Encyclopedia by Andrew Lee Dyke (1920)
"The vibrating coil, timer and battery with spark plugs HI to H4, ... The high tension magneto with its spark plugs Ml to M4, would constitute the other. ..."
7. Notes on Building Construction: Arranged to Meet the Requirements of the by Henry Fidler, Great Britain Dept. of Science and Art (1891)
"Wood plugs are used in masonry, and sometimes in brickwork, for the same purpose as wood ... plugs should be about 4 to 6 inches long, 1^- or 2 inches wide, ..."
8. Diagnostic Methods, Chemical, Bacteriological and Microscopical: A Text-book by Ralph Waldo Webster (1912)
"Dittrich's plugs. These masses are similar to the small caseous ... The true plugs are distinct casts of the bronchi or bronchioles and vary in size from ..."