slug: значение и определения

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Что такое slug?

Что такое slug?

  • A round bullet larger than buckshot.
  • Informal A shot of liquor.
  • Informal An amount of liquid, especially liquor, that is swallowed in one gulp; a swig.
  • A small metal disk for use in a vending or gambling machine, especially one used illegally.
  • A lump of metal or glass prepared for further processing.
  • Printing A strip of type metal, less than type-high and thicker than a lead, used for spacing.
  • Printing A line of cast type in a single strip of metal.
  • Printing A compositor's type line of identifying marks or instructions, inserted temporarily in copy.
  • Physics The unit of mass that is accelerated at the rate of one foot per second per second when acted on by a force of one pound weight.
  • Printing To add slugs to.
  • Informal To drink rapidly or in large gulps: slugged down a can of pop.
  • Any of various small, snaillike, chiefly terrestrial gastropod mollusks of the genus Limax and related genera, having a slow-moving elongated body with no shell or only a flat rudimentary shell on or under the skin.
  • The smooth soft larva of certain insects, such as the sawfly.
  • A slimy mass of aggregated amoeboid cells from which the sporophore of a cellular slime mold develops.
  • Informal A sluggard.
  • To strike heavily, especially with the fist or a bat.
  • A hard heavy blow, as with the fist or a baseball bat.
  • To wait for or obtain a ride to work by standing at a roadside hoping to be picked up by a driver who needs another passenger to use the HOV lanes of a highway.
  • A commuter who slugs.

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