1 ancient Celtic god [syn: Lugh]
2 a sail with four corners that is hoisted from a yard that is oblique to the mast [syn: lugsail]
3 a projecting piece that is used to lift or support or turn something
4 marine worms having a row of tufted gills along each side of the back; often used for fishing bait [syn: lugworm, lobworm]
2 obstruct; "My nose is all stuffed"; "Her arteries are blocked" [syn: stuff, choke up, block] [ant: unstuff]
EtymologyProbably from (compare Swedish lugga, Norwegian lugge). Noun is via lugge, probably from (compare Swedish and Norwegian lugg).
- , /lʌɡ/, /lʌg/, /lVg/
- Rhymes with: -ʌɡ
- A lug nut.
- A device for terminating an electrical conductor to facilitate the mechanical connection; to the conductor it may be crimped to form a cold weld, soldered or have pressure from a screw.
- A fool.
- An ear.
- An ear lobe.
- A wood box used for transporting fruit or vegetables.
- A request for
money, as for political purposes.
- They put the lug on him at the courthouse.
ReferencesNew Geordie Dictionary 1987}}
Lug or LUG can refer to:
- A lug is a part of a bicycle.
- A lug is a part of drum used in conjunction with tension rods and counter hoops to tension the drum head in relation to the shell.
- Lug handles are a kind of flattened knob attached to the side of pottery. Lugs may have small perforations to take a cord. They are sometimes found on prehistoric ceramics such as Hembury ware, claw beakers, and boar spears.
- A lug is an architectural feature used from the Middle Ages to at least the 17th century to allow listening from remote areas of a building.
- A lug (electrical connector) is a bolt on an enclosure tied to an electric potential within the enclosure, supporting the connection of a cable.
- A lug is a box or basket for vegetables or fruit, with a capacity of 28 to 40 pounds.
- A lug is a unit of measure for linear distance equal to a Rod or of a statute mile (old English).http://home.hetnet.nl/mr_1/81/jhm.bonten/tables/anglosaxon/napolangsax.htmlhttp://www.unc.edu/~rowlett/units/dictL.html
- Lugging an internal combustion engine is to run it at overly low RPM's for the load being applied to it - potentially damaging the engine in the process.
- A lug is a deliberately unkind remark.
- Lug is an alternative English word for ear.
- Lug is an alternative English verb meaning "To Carry".
- Lug a large person, who works various labour jobs and drinks a lot of beer.
- Lug or Ear Lugs are the top corners of the front page of a newspaper, on either side of the Header. See: http://www.trentu.ca/org/trentradio/spon/spn_jarg.htm
- Lug is a nickname for Elizabeth Barchi.
lug in German: Lug
lug in French: Lug
lug in Dutch: Lug
lug in Japanese: ルー
lug in Serbian: Луг (вишезначна одредница)
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