how to pronounce lug

lʌɡ

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meanings of lug

noun:

  1. A lugworm.
  2. That which is hauled or dragged.
  3. A wood box used for transporting fruit or vegetables.
  4. A lug nut.
  5. A loop (or protuberance) found on both arms of a hinge, featuring a hole for the axis of the hinge.
  6. A fool, a large man.
  7. The leather loop or ear by which a shaft is held up.[[File:Medieval harness pendant suspension mount (FindID 604459).jpg|thumb|right|Harness pendant suspension mount featuring two lugs (at the bottom). The pendant has one lug (also named loop), placed in the gap between the two lugs of the hanger.]].
  8. The act of hauling or dragging.
  9. A part of something which sticks out, used as a handle or support.
  10. A rod or pole.
  11. A request for money, as for political purposes.
  12. A measure of length equal to 16+^1⁄2 feet.
  13. An ear or ear lobe.
  14. A ridge or other protuberance on the surface of a body to increase traction or provide a hold for holding and moving it.
  15. Initialism of lesbian until graduation.
  16. Anything that moves slowly.
  17. A lugsail.
  18. Initialism of Linux user group.
  19. 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.

verb:

  1. To run at too slow a speed.
  2. To haul or drag along (especially something heavy); to carry; to pull.
  3. To pull toward the inside rail ("lugging in") or the outside rail ("lugging out") during a race.
  4. To carry an excessive amount of sail for the conditions prevailing.

name:

  1. Alternative spelling of Lugh.

words with pronunciation similar to lug

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