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A city of southern Ireland near the head of Cork Harbor, an inlet of the Atlantic Ocean. Cork was occupied by the Danes in the ninth century and by Oliver Cromwell in 1649.
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  1. A city of southern Ireland near the head of Cork Harbor, an inlet of the Atlantic Ocean. Cork was occupied by the Danes in the ninth century and by Oliver Cromwell in 1649.
  2. The lightweight, elastic outer bark of the cork oak, which grows near the Mediterranean Sea. Cork is used for bottle stoppers, insulation, and other products.
  3. Principal city of County Cork.
In soccer, a defensive player who plays behind the center midfielder and often guards the opponent's best forward.
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  1. In soccer, a defensive player who plays behind the center midfielder and often guards the opponent's best forward.
  2. A device, such as a cork or plug, that is inserted to close an opening.
  3. (Baseball) A relief pitcher, especially one called upon to protect a lead.
The metal, plastic, etc. inserted by a dentist into a prepared cavity in a tooth
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  1. The metal, plastic, etc. inserted by a dentist into a prepared cavity in a tooth
  2. The act of one that fills
  3. The horizontal threads that cross the warp in weaving; weft.
A pause or halt of some activity.
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  1. A pause or halt of some activity.
  2. Something that forms an obstacle to continued activity, a blockage.
  3. The act of stopping or the condition of being stopped; a halt:
A bunghole.
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  1. A bunghole.
  2. A stopper, especially for the hole through which a cask, keg, or barrel is filled or emptied.
  3. A cork or other stopper for the hole in a barrel, cask, or keg
A plug used to stop the hole in a barrel
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  1. A plug used to stop the hole in a barrel
  2. The end of a pipe that is inserted into an enlarged end of another pipe to form a joint
  3. A wooden faucet placed in the bunghole of a cask.
Any similar or plentiful stream or flow
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  1. Any similar or plentiful stream or flow
  2. A wide, natural stream of fresh water that flows into an ocean or other large body of water and is usually fed by smaller streams, called tributaries, that enter it along its course. A river and its tributaries form a drainage basin, or watershed, that collects the runoff throughout the region and channels it along with erosional sediments toward the river. The sediments are typically deposited most heavily along the river's lower course, forming floodplains along its banks and a delta at its mouth.
  3. A stream or abundant flow:
A wedge-shaped formation, as in ground warfare.
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  1. A wedge-shaped formation, as in ground warfare.
  2. A piece of material, such as metal or wood, thick at one edge and tapered to a thin edge at the other for insertion in a narrow crevice, used for splitting, tightening, securing, or levering.
  3. A shoe having a heel that extends across the shank to the half sole, forming a continuous undersurface.
The fixtures, furnishings, or decorations of a house, office, automobile, etc.
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  1. The fixtures, furnishings, or decorations of a house, office, automobile, etc.
  2. A small part used to join, adjust, or adapt other parts, as in a system of pipes
  3. An adjustment or trying on of clothes, etc. for fit
A person, especially one of influence or importance, with whom one is associated, as by kinship or common interests:
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  1. A person, especially one of influence or importance, with whom one is associated, as by kinship or common interests:
  2. Reference or relation to something else; context:
  3. A conveyance or scheduled run providing continuing service between means of transportation:
An electric socket, usually located in a wall, that is connected to and used as a source of electric power.
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  1. An electric socket, usually located in a wall, that is connected to and used as a source of electric power.
  1. Fireplug
  2. An upright pipe with a nozzle or spout for drawing water from a water main.
(US) Tobacco placed between cheek and gum to allow nicotine absorption through internal membranes.
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  1. (US) Tobacco placed between cheek and gum to allow nicotine absorption through internal membranes.
Tobacco leaves twisted into the shape of a roll
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  1. Tobacco leaves twisted into the shape of a roll
  2. An unexpected change in a process or a departure from a pattern, often producing a distortion or perversion:
  3. A change in direction; a turn:
A movie at a given stage in its editing:
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  1. A movie at a given stage in its editing:
  2. A part that has been cut from a main body:
  3. A reduction:
The act of chewing.
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  1. The act of chewing.
  2. Something held in the mouth and chewed, especially a plug of tobacco.
(Now Dial.) chew
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  1. (Now Dial.) chew
  2. A chew, especially of tobacco.
A rack used to dry something, such as bricks, fish, or cheese.
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  1. A rack used to dry something, such as bricks, fish, or cheese.
  2. A small ball usually made of woven cotton or suede and filled with rice, sand or some other filler, for the use in hackeysack.
  3. A tool for cutting or hacking, as an ax, hoe, mattock, etc.
A person, esp. a woman, who nags
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  1. A person, esp. a woman, who nags
  2. A horse, especially:
  3. (Archaic) A small saddle horse or pony.
Land covered with such growth
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  1. Land covered with such growth
  2. Vegetation consisting chiefly of shrubs and small trees.
  3. A worn-out brush.
To cause to desist or to change a course of action:
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  1. To cause to desist or to change a course of action:
  2. To interrupt one's course or journey for a brief visit or stay. Often used with by, in, or off:
  3. To prevent the flow or passage of:
To satisfy or meet; fulfill:
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  1. To satisfy or meet; fulfill:
  2. To stop or plug up (an opening, for example).
  3. To supply what is specified by or required for:
To block or fill (a passage or opening) with obstacles or an obstacle.
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  1. To block or fill (a passage or opening) with obstacles or an obstacle.
  2. To be or get in the way of (a view or something to be seen).
  3. To block or stop up (a passage) with obstacles or impediments; dam; clog
(Naut.) To stop working
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  1. (Naut.) To stop working
  2. To get hold or possession of; obtain; acquire
  3. To bring to a halt; stop
To force into place; press or drive down
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  1. To force into place; press or drive down
  2. Short for random access memory. The main memory of a computer, in which data can be stored or retrieved from all locations at the same (usually very high) speed.
  3. To move rapidly
A partial or complete blockage (of boulders, mud, etc.) in a cave passage.
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  1. A partial or complete blockage (of boulders, mud, etc.) in a cave passage.
  2. A slight narrowing of the barrel of a shotgun serving to concentrate the shot.
  3. (Sports) In wrestling, karate (etc.), a type of hold that can result in strangulation.
The outermost layer of tissue in woody plants that is resistant to the passage of water vapor and gases and that becomes the bark. Cork is secondary tissue, formed on the outside of the tissue layer known as cork cambium . The cell walls of cork cells contain suberin. Once they mature, cork cells die.
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  1. The outermost layer of tissue in woody plants that is resistant to the passage of water vapor and gases and that becomes the bark. Cork is secondary tissue, formed on the outside of the tissue layer known as cork cambium . The cell walls of cork cells contain suberin. Once they mature, cork cells die.
  2. The lightweight elastic outer bark of the cork oak, used especially for bottle closures, insulation, floats, and crafts.
  3. A piece of cork or something made of cork; esp., a stopper for a bottle, cask, etc.
An amount needed to make full, complete, or satisfied:
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  1. An amount needed to make full, complete, or satisfied:
  2. Anything that fills or is used to fill; esp., earth, gravel, etc. used for filling a hole or depression
  3. All that is needed to satisfy
(Nautical) A line used for securing something temporarily:
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  1. (Nautical) A line used for securing something temporarily:
  2. A place at which someone or something stops:
  3. The act of stopping or the condition of being stopped:
A person or thing that stops or causes a stoppage
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  1. A person or thing that stops or causes a stoppage
  2. One that causes something to stop:
  3. (Baseball) That starting pitcher regarded as best able to prevent his or her team from having a long losing streak
A recommendation of a particular product, service or person.
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  1. A recommendation of a particular product, service or person.
  2. A public notice or announcement, usually paid for, as of things for sale, needs, etc.
  3. (Marketing) A commercial solicitation designed to sell some commodity, service or similar.
Loud, exaggerated, or sensational advertising or propaganda
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  1. Loud, exaggerated, or sensational advertising or propaganda
  2. A halfbeak (Hemiramphus brasiliensis) of the western Atlantic Ocean, often used as bait for saltwater fishing.
  3. Sensational or clamorous advertising or publicity.
The act or process of amassing or increasing:
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  1. The act or process of amassing or increasing:
  2. A gradual increase in amount, power, influence, etc.; expansion
  3. An accumulation; an increase; a gradual development.
Advancement in rank, grade, or position
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  1. Advancement in rank, grade, or position
  2. Support or encouragement of the progress, growth, or acceptance of something; furtherance:
  3. The act of promoting someone to a higher job, grade, or rank, or the fact of being so promoted.
Advertising or other activity designed to rouse public interest in something.
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  1. Advertising or other activity designed to rouse public interest in something.
  2. The work or business of preparing and disseminating such material
  3. Public interest, notice, or notoriety generated or gained by disseminating information through various media:
An act of puffing.
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  1. An act of puffing.
  2. Exaggerated praise, especially when used in publicity.
  3. Exaggerated praise, as in advertising
(--- Music) Any of various standards for this quality associating each tone with a particular frequency.
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  1. (--- Music) Any of various standards for this quality associating each tone with a particular frequency.
  2. (--- Acoustics) The distinctive quality of a sound, dependent primarily on the frequency of the sound waves produced by its source.
  3. A level or degree, as of intensity:
An advertising or promotional ploy:
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  1. An advertising or promotional ploy:
  2. Exaggerated or extravagant claims made especially in advertising or promotional material:
  3. Extravagant or excessive promotion
To interrupt or obstruct the functioning of a physiological process, especially by the use of drugs.
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  1. To interrupt or obstruct the functioning of a physiological process, especially by the use of drugs.
  2. To indicate broadly without great detail; sketch. Often used with out:
  3. To stop or impede the passage of or movement through; obstruct:
(Informal) To be unable to perform efficiently, as in a sporting event, because of tension, strong emotion, etc.
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  1. (Informal) To be unable to perform efficiently, as in a sporting event, because of tension, strong emotion, etc.
  2. To hold (a bat, golf club, etc.) away from the end of the handle and closer toward the middle
  3. To move one's fingers very close to the tip of a pencil, brush or other art tool.
To thicken or stick together; clot.
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  1. To thicken or stick together; clot.
  2. To become obstructed or choked up:
  3. To fill with obstructions or with thick, sticky matter; stop up; jam
To bring to an end; finish
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  1. To bring to an end; finish
  2. To bring to an end; terminate:
  3. To draw or bind together the edges of:
To fill to excess; overcrowd
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  1. To fill to excess; overcrowd
  2. To become congested.
  3. To cause too much blood, mucus, etc. to accumulate in the vessels of (a part of the body)
To restrain or check; hold back:
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  1. To restrain or check; hold back:
  2. To stop or seal with a cork
  3. (Baseball) To modify (a bat) by drilling a hole in the large end and filling it with cork or rubber: this practice is believed to give the batter an unfair advantage and is illegal
To supply the things needed or called for in (an order, prescription, etc.)
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  1. To supply the things needed or called for in (an order, prescription, etc.)
  2. To stop or plug up (an opening, for example).
  3. To close or plug (holes, cracks, etc.)
To close (an opening or hole) by covering, filling in, or plugging up:
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  1. To close (an opening or hole) by covering, filling in, or plugging up:
  2. To bring to an end; discontinue
  3. To close (a bottle, jug, etc.) as with a cork or cap
(Informal) To shoot (a person) intentionally
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  1. (Informal) To shoot (a person) intentionally
  2. To shoot or hunt with a gun; go shooting or hunting
  3. To hunt with a gun.
To hit, wound, or kill with a missile fired from a weapon.
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  1. To hit, wound, or kill with a missile fired from a weapon.
  2. To utter (sounds or words) forcefully, rapidly, or suddenly:
  3. (--- Slang) To give, send, or hand quickly:
To tell about or praise (a product, service, etc.) publicly, as through newspapers, handbills, radio, television, etc., so as to make people want to buy it
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  1. To tell about or praise (a product, service, etc.) publicly, as through newspapers, handbills, radio, television, etc., so as to make people want to buy it
  2. To provide public information about (a product, service etc.) in order to attract public awareness and increase sales. [from 19th c.]
  3. To call the public's attention to things for sale or rent, help wanted, etc., as by printed or broadcast notices; sponsor advertisements
  1. To sensationalise or make grand claims.
  2. (Informal) To advertise or promote by sensational methods
To shed tears, especially as a result of strong emotion such as grief, sorrow, pain, or joy.
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  1. To shed tears, especially as a result of strong emotion such as grief, sorrow, pain, or joy.
  2. To bring into a specified condition by crying
  3. (Archaic) To beg for; implore:
To make understandable to the general public
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  1. To make understandable to the general public
  2. To cause to be liked by many people
  3. To present in a widely understandable or acceptable form:
(Slang) To acquire (something) by devious or cunning means
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  1. (Slang) To acquire (something) by devious or cunning means
  2. To raise or advance to a higher position or rank
  3. To help bring about or further the growth or establishment of
To give publicity to or draw public attention to:
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  1. To give publicity to or draw public attention to:
(Idiomatic, intransitive) To talk louder.
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  1. (Idiomatic, intransitive) To talk louder.
  2. (Intransitive) To speak in a plain and candid way.
  3. (Idiomatic) To talk about (something or someone) to make it seem as good as possible or to draw positive attention to it.
To fix or set at a particular point, level, degree, etc.
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  1. To fix or set at a particular point, level, degree, etc.
  2. (Music) To determine or set the key of (a tune, an instrument, or the voice)
  3. (Informal) To try to sell, promote, or convince, using persuasive talk, advertising, etc.
To advocate or recommend something insistently:
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  1. To advocate or recommend something insistently:
  2. To apply pressure against (something), especially for the purpose of moving it:
  3. To urge or promote the use, sale, success, etc. of
  1. To sensationalise or make grand claims.
  2. (Informal) To advertise or promote by sensational methods
To make higher or greater; increase in amount, power, etc.
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  1. To make higher or greater; increase in amount, power, etc.
  2. To increase; raise:
  3. To urge others to support; promote
To make greater, as in cost, value, attractiveness, etc.; heighten; augment
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  1. To make greater, as in cost, value, attractiveness, etc.; heighten; augment
  2. To improve electronically the quality or clarity of (a photograph or other image) as by means of a computer
  3. To improve or augment, especially in effectiveness, value, or attractiveness:
To help establish or organize (a new enterprise), as by securing financial backing:
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  1. To help establish or organize (a new enterprise), as by securing financial backing:
  2. To further the popularity, sales, etc. of, as by publicizing and advertising
  3. To help bring about or further the growth or establishment of
To give publicity to or draw public attention to:
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  1. To give publicity to or draw public attention to:
To set (the hair) in soft, round masses or rolls
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  1. To set (the hair) in soft, round masses or rolls
  2. To swell or seem to swell, as with pride or air. Often used with up :
  3. To blow, drive, give forth, etc. in or with a puff or puffs
(Idiomatic, intransitive) To talk louder.
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  1. (Idiomatic, intransitive) To talk louder.
  2. (Intransitive) To speak in a plain and candid way.
  3. (Idiomatic) To talk about (something or someone) to make it seem as good as possible or to draw positive attention to it.
To provide betting tips on horse races
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  1. To provide betting tips on horse races
  2. To spy out or otherwise get information on (racehorses)
  3. To promote or praise energetically; publicize:
To stimulate or enliven by or as by the injection of a drug
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  1. To stimulate or enliven by or as by the injection of a drug
  2. To promote in a sensational way
  3. To stimulate or excite. Often used with up :
Find another word for plug. In this page you can discover 93 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for plug, like: cork, stopper, stopple, filling, stoppage, bung, spigot, river, wedge, attachment plug and fitting.