(n.) Any piece of wood, metal, or other substance used to stop or fill a hole; a stopple.
(n.) A flat oblong cake of pressed tobacco.
(n.) A high, tapering silk hat.
(n.) A worthless horse.
(n.) A block of wood let into a wall, to afford a hold for nails.
(v. t.) To stop with a plug; to make tight by stopping a hole.
(1) Results obtained from cumulative labeling and pulse-labeling and chase experiments with cells from late gastrulae, yolk plug-stage embryos, and neurulae showed that the 30S RNA is an intermediate in rRNA processing and is derived from 40S pre-rRNA and processed to 28S rRNA.
(2) Six of the obstructed livers developed biliary cast formation so extensive that the smaller intrhepatic ducts became plugged to an extent that they could no longer have been treated by surgical mena.
(3) An in vitro, eccentric arterial stenosis model was created using 15 canine carotid arteries cannulated with silicone plugs containing special pressure-transducing catheters designed to measure pressure directly, within the stenosis.
(4) This report describes two patients with long-term catheter use who developed increasing respiratory failure and cor pulmonale, at least in part, due to a large tracheal mucus plug.
(5) Certain of the schistosomes were covered with a dense mass of interconnected blood platelets resembling a temporary haemostatic plug but not a blood clot.
(6) Monaural plugging was performed on different juvenile bats at 7, 14, and 35 days of age.
(7) The device was composed of a standard biopsy brush, protected by a single catheter and occluded with an agar plug.
(8) The main histological features of the tumour were enormous, but relatively regular, acanthosis of rete pegs revealing no similarity to the squamous-cell carcinoma, and an exclusively parakeratottic eleidine-containing central plug.
(9) Cement was pressurized into the cavity of the anatomic specimens, and the maximum interface shear strength between the cement plug and the bone was experimentally determined for each revision.
(10) Parties are a tedious chore, while sponsorships are pretty tiresome too: can you remember the key messaging about that motor oil you agreed to plug to the nearest reporter?
(11) Aqueous plugs are introduced on both sides of the plasma sample before it enters the precolumn.
(12) It’s as if they were a team away from the team, and they’re not shy of plugging into it.
(13) So the kids then went and pulled out the computer, plugged in the modem and they found it on YouTube.
(14) Three times a week, he rolled his wheelchair up to a computer monitor and allowed scientists from Battelle , a nonprofit research organisation that invented the technology they hoped would let him move his hand with his thoughts again, to plug into his brain.
(15) After standardized observation of mating behavior culminating in ejaculation and a sperm plug, females were allowed to produce litters in undisturbed conditions.
(16) Histological studies showed a prolonged healing process in both eyes, with a persistent epithelial plug.
(17) The consequence of these derangements is often widespread plugging of small bronchi and bronchioles.
(18) Posterior fossa decompression with obex plugging (the Gardner operation) was the procedure of choice for SM-ACM and for idiopathic holocord syringomyelia.
(19) Commerzbank, 25% owned by the German government, is trying to raise €5.3bn to plug a capital gap identified by the European Banking Authority.
(20) Tube dysfunction, defined as peritube leakage, plugging, fracture, or migration, occurred in 36% of patients over a mean follow-up period of 275 days and was significantly more common and likely to necessitate tube replacement in PEJ patients.
(n.) A small plug or wooden pin, used to stop a vent, as in a cask.
(n.) A small tube or spout inserted in a tree for conducting sap, as from a sugar maple.
(n.) A large stake driven into the ground as a support for some superstructure; a pile.
(v. t.) To supply with a spile or a spigot; to make a small vent in, as a cask.