Plug in Spanish | English to Spanish Translation and Dictionary
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1. tapón (m) (for sink)
2. enchufe (m) (electrical)
  • (spark) plug (automóbiles) bujía (f)
  • to pull the plug on something (familiar sentido figurado) acabar con algo
3. rollo (m) (de tabaco de mascar) (of tobacco)
4. publicidad (f) (familiar) (publicity)
  • to give something a plug hacer publicidad de or promocionar algo
verbo transitivo (pt & pp plugged)
5. tapar, taponar (block)
  • to plug a leak tapar una fuga
6. hacer publicidad de, promocionar (familiar) (promote)
plug [plʌɡ]
1 (in bath, basin, barrel, for leak) tapón (m)
a plug of cotton wool un tampón (de algodón)
to pull the plug on sth
the bank pulled the plug on my overdraft el banco me cerró el grifo del descubierto
2 (Electricity and Electronics) (on flex, apparatus) enchufe (m); clavija (f); (socket) toma (f) de corriente; (Telec) clavija (f); (Aut) (spark plug) bujía (f)
2-/3-pin plug clavija (f) bipolar/tripolar; clavija (f) de dos/tres polos
3 [of tobacco] rollo (m); tableta (f) (de tabaco de mascar)
4 (piece of publicity) publicidad (f)
to give sth/sb a plug dar publicidad a algo/algn; to get/put in a plug for a product lograr anunciar un producto (de modo solapado)
transitive verb
1 (also plug up) [+hole] llenar; tapar
Construction company officials say they're still not sure they've completely plugged the leak that caused yesterday's massive flooding
[+leak] cubrir; (Archit) rellenar
plug this cloth into the hole tapa el agujero con este trapo; to plug a tooth empastar una muela; to plug a loophole cerrar una escapatoria; to plug the drain on the reserves acabar con la pérdida de reservas
2 (insert) introducir
to plug a lead into a socket enchufar un hilo en una toma
3 (publicize) dar publicidad a
4 (advocate, put forward) insistir or hacer hincapié en
he's been plugging that line for years hace años que viene diciendo lo mismo
5 (hit) pegar; (shoot) pegar un tiro a
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