plug in meaning

  "plug in" in a sentence
Verb: plug in
  1. Plug into an outlet
    "Please plug in the toaster!"
    - plug into, connect
Noun: plug-in
  1. A printed circuit that can be inserted into expansion slots in a computer to increase the computer's capabilities
    - circuit board, circuit card, board, card, add-in 
  2. An add-on piece of software that extends the features or functionality of a larger application

Derived forms: plugs in, plug-ins, plugged in, plugging in

Type of: enter, infix, insert, introduce, printed circuit

Antonym: unplug

Encyclopedia: Plug in


[American slang]
v. phr. To connect (an electrical appliance) to a power wire by putting its plug into a receptacle or hole. The integrated circuit has multiplied the number of small radios that need not be plugged in.
  • plug:    Noun: plug &n ...
  • plug into:    Verb: plug intoPlu ...
  • plug-in:    n. [c], adj.1 (com ...


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  1. plug in the radio, please.
  2. will you plug in the tape recorder for me
  3. plug in a card reader with your 128mb cf card in it
  4. where can i plug in the tv ? is this outlet all right
  5. where can i plug in the tv ? is this outlet all right

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