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plug into

Definition of plug into

  1. 1 :  to become connected or to cause (something) to become connected to (an electrical source or another device) <The heater plugs into the dashboard of your car.> <I'm trying to figure out how to plug the scanner into my computer.>

  2. 2 :  to become involved in (something) <The company has plugged into the international market.> <His friends are plugged into the city's music scene.>

  3. 3 :  to put (information, such as words or numbers) into (something) <The computer program will take data from these sources and automatically plug it into the equation.>

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  a piece used to fill a hole :  stopper

    :  an obtruding or obstructing mass of material resembling a stopper

    :  a flat compressed cake of tobacco

  1. :  to stop, make tight, or secure by inserting a plug

    :  to remedy (a deficiency) as if by inserting a plug

    :  to hit with a bullet :  shoot

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