dict.org

The DICT Development Group


Search for:
Search type:
Database:

Database copyright information
Server information


9 definitions found
 for Lug
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Lug \Lug\ (l[u^]g), n. [Sw. lugg the forelock.]
     1. The ear, or its lobe. [Scot. & Prov. Eng.]
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. That which projects like an ear, esp. that by which
        anything is supported, carried, or grasped, or to which a
        support is fastened; an ear; as, the lugs of a kettle; the
        lugs of a founder's flask; the lug (handle) of a jug.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     3. (Mach.) A projecting piece to which anything, as a rod, is
        attached, or against which anything, as a wedge or key,
        bears, or through which a bolt passes, etc.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     4. (Harness) The leather loop or ear by which a shaft is held
        up.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     5. (Zool.) The lugworm.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     6. A man; sometimes implying clumsiness. [slang]
        [PJC]
  
     Lug bolt (Mach.), a bolt terminating in a long, flat
        extension which takes the place of a head; a strap bolt.
        
  
     Lug nut (Mach.), a large nut fitting a heavy bolt; -- used
        especially of the nuts used to attach wheels to vehicles.
        
  
     Lug wrench (Mach.), a wrench used to tighten or loosen lug
        nuts, usually a steel rod having a hexagonally shaped
        socket which fits closely over the lug nut; sometimes in
        the shape of a cross, having several such sockets, one at
        the end of each arm, to accommodate nuts of different
        sizes.
        [1913 Webster +PJC]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Lug \Lug\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Lugged (l[u^]gd); p. pr. & vb.
     n. Lugging (l[u^]g"g[i^]ng).] [OE. luggen, Sw. lugga to
     pull by the hair, fr. lugg the forelock.]
     To pull with force; to haul; to drag along; to carry with
     difficulty, as something heavy or cumbersome. --Dryden.
     [1913 Webster]
  
           They must divide the image among them, and so lug off
           every one his share.                     --Collier.
     [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Lug \Lug\, v. i.
     To move slowly and heavily.
     [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Lug \Lug\, n.
     1. The act of lugging; as, a hard lug; that which is lugged;
        as, the pack is a heavy lug. [Colloq.]
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. Anything which moves slowly. [Obs.] --Ascham.
        [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Lug \Lug\, n. [Etymol. uncertain.]
     1. A rod or pole. [Prov. Eng.] --Wright.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. A measure of length, being 161/2 feet; a rod, pole, or
        perch. [Obs.] " Eight lugs of ground." --Spenser.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     Chimney lug, or Lug pole, a pole on which a kettle is
        hung over the fire, either in a chimney or in the open
        air. [Local, U.S.] --Whittier.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  Lug
      n 1: ancient Celtic god [syn: Lug, Lugh]
      2: a sail with four corners that is hoisted from a yard that is
         oblique to the mast [syn: lugsail, lug]
      3: a projecting piece that is used to lift or support or turn
         something
      4: marine worms having a row of tufted gills along each side of
         the back; often used for fishing bait [syn: lugworm, lug,
         lobworm]
      v 1: carry with difficulty; "You'll have to lug this suitcase"
           [syn: lug, tote, tug]
      2: obstruct; "My nose is all stuffed"; "Her arteries are
         blocked" [syn: stuff, lug, choke up, block] [ant:
         loosen up, unstuff]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  94 Moby Thesaurus words for "lug":
     Eustachian tube, anvil, auditory apparatus, auditory canal,
     auditory meatus, auditory nerve, auditory ossicles, auditory tube,
     auricle, basilar membrane, bear, bony labyrinth, buck, carry,
     cauliflower ear, cochlea, conch, concha, conduct, convey, draft,
     drag, draggle, draw, drumhead, ear, ear lobe, eardrum, endolymph,
     external ear, ferry, fly, freight, gawk, hale, hammer, haul, heave,
     hump, incus, inner ear, klutz, lift, lobe, lobster, lobule, looby,
     lout, lubber, lummox, lump, lurch, malleus, manhandle,
     mastoid process, middle ear, oaf, organ of Corti, outer ear,
     oval window, pack, palooka, perilymph, pinna, pull, round window,
     secondary eardrum, semicircular canals, shell, snake, snap, stapes,
     stirrup, strain, take, take in tow, tote, tow, trail, train,
     transport, trawl, troll, tug, twitch, tympanic cavity,
     tympanic membrane, tympanum, vellicate, vestibule, waft, whisk,
     wing, yank
  
  

From V.E.R.A. -- Virtual Entity of Relevant Acronyms (February 2016) :

  LUG
         Local Users Group
         

From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (30 December 2018) :

  Linux User Group
  LUG
  
      (LUG) Any organisation of Linux users
     in a local area, university, etc., that offers mutual technical
     support, companionship with people of similar interests and
     promotes the use of Linux among computer users generally.
  
     LUGs often hold Install Fests for the general public, in which
     experienced Linux users explain and supervise the installation
     of Linux on new users' systems.
  
     (2003-09-14)
  

Contact=webmaster@dict.org Specification=RFC 2229