Associations to the word «Slug»


SLUG, noun. Any of many terrestrial pulmonate gastropod mollusks, having no (or only rudimentary) shell
SLUG, noun. (obsolete) A slow, lazy person; a sluggard.
SLUG, noun. A bullet (projectile).
SLUG, noun. A counterfeit coin, especially one used to steal from vending machines.
SLUG, noun. A shot of a drink, usually alcoholic.
SLUG, noun. (journalism) A title, name or header, a catchline, a short phrase or title to indicate the content of a newspaper or magazine story for editing use.
SLUG, noun. (physics) (rarely used) the Imperial (English) unit of mass that accelerates by 1 foot per second squared (1 ft/s²) when a force of one pound-force (lbf) is exerted on it.
SLUG, noun. A discrete mass of a material that moves as a unit, usually through another material.
SLUG, noun. A motile pseudoplasmodium formed by amoebae working together.
SLUG, noun. (television editing) A black screen.
SLUG, noun. (metal typesetting) A piece of type metal imprinted by a Linotype machine; also a black mark placed in the margin to indicate an error.
SLUG, noun. (regional) A stranger picked up as a passenger to enable legal use of high occupancy vehicle lanes.
SLUG, noun. (web design) The last part of a clean URL, the displayed resource name, similar to a filename.
SLUG, noun. (obsolete) A hindrance; an obstruction.
SLUG, noun. A ship that sails slowly.
SLUG, noun. (US) (slang) (District of Columbia) A hitchhiking commuter.
SLUG, verb. To drink quickly; to gulp.
SLUG, verb. To down a shot.
SLUG, verb. (transitive) To hit very hard, usually with the fist.
SLUG, verb. To take part in casual carpooling; to form ad hoc, informal carpools for commuting, essentially a variation of ride-share commuting and hitchhiking.
SLUG, verb. (intransitive) (of a bullet) To become reduced in diameter, or changed in shape, by passing from a larger to a smaller part of the bore of the barrel.
SLUG, verb. (obsolete) (intransitive) To move slowly or sluggishly; to lie idle.
SLUG, verb. (transitive) To load with a slug or slugs.
SLUG, verb. To make sluggish.
SLUG AWAY, verb. (idiomatic) (intransitive) To work very hard (at); to toil
SLUG BUG, noun. Punch buggy
SLUG IT OUT, verb. To have an intense argument or fight until one side prevails.
SLUG LINE, noun. A line of abbreviated text at the beginning of each scene in a screenplay that describes the location and time of day
SLUG LINE, noun. A queue for "casual carpoolers" (slugs) commuting in the Washington, D.C. and Northern Virginia metropolitan area
SLUG SLIME, noun. Slime produced by slugs.

Dictionary definition

SLUG, noun. A projectile that is fired from a gun.
SLUG, noun. A unit of mass equal to the mass that accelerates at 1 foot/sec/sec when acted upon by a force of 1 pound; approximately 14.5939 kilograms.
SLUG, noun. A counterfeit coin.
SLUG, noun. An idle slothful person.
SLUG, noun. An amount of an alcoholic drink (usually liquor) that is poured or gulped; "he took a slug of hard liquor".
SLUG, noun. A strip of type metal used for spacing.
SLUG, noun. Any of various terrestrial gastropods having an elongated slimy body and no external shell.
SLUG, noun. (boxing) a blow with the fist; "I gave him a clout on his nose".
SLUG, verb. Strike heavily, especially with the fist or a bat; "He slugged me so hard that I passed out".
SLUG, verb. Be idle; exist in a changeless situation; "The old man sat and stagnated on his porch"; "He slugged in bed all morning".

Wise words

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