slug

  1. a projectile that is fired from a gun
  2. an idle slothful person
  3. any of various terrestrial gastropods having an elongated slimy body and no external shell

Slug

Slug is a common name for an apparently shell-less terrestrial gastropod mollusc. The word `slug` is also often used as part of the common name of any gastropod mollusc that has no shell, has a very reduced shell, or has only a small internal shell (this is in contrast to the common name snail, which applies to gastropods that have a coiled shel.....
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slug

A term applied to the $50 gold coin issued by various private Mints in California from 1851 to 1855 occurring in both round and octagonal shapes, or to tokens manufactured expressly for use in certain coin-operated machines.
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slug

An embossed plate that, when inserted into certain scales, prints a descriptive label.
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Slug

Ancient Measurement Terms: British engineering unit. 32.174 pounds mass. A mass numerically equal to the acceleration of standard gravity (32.174 feet per second per second). When subjected to a force of 1lb weight, a 1 slug mass will accelerate at 1 foot per second per second.
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slug

[n] - any of various terrestrial gastropods having an elongated slimy body and no external shell 2. [v] - strike heavily, esp. with the fist or a bat
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Slug

An old unit of mass. 1 slug = 14.5939 kgConversions1 slug=14.5939 kg12 slug=1 slinch1 slinch=175.1268 kgttle='Mass';xiunt='kg';yiunt='slug';mconv=14.5939;cconv=0.0; See also: Mass.
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Slug

Slug noun [ Middle English slugge slothful, sluggen to be slothful; confer LG. slukk low- spirited, sad, English slack , slouch , Dutch slak , slek , a snail.] 1. A drone; a slow, lazy fellow; a sluggard. Shak. 2. A hindrance...
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Slug

Slug intransitive verb To move slowly; to lie idle. [ Obsolete] « To slug in sloth and sensual delight.» Spenser.
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Slug

Slug transitive verb To make sluggish. [ Obsolete] Milton.
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slug

1. A drone; a slow, lazy fellow; a sluggard. ... 2. A hindrance; an obstruction. ... 3. <zoology> Any one of numerous species of terrestrial pulmonate mollusks belonging to Limax and several related genera, in which the shell is either small and concealed in the mantle, or altogether wanting. They are closely allied to the land snails. ... 4....
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slug

noun any of various terrestrial gastropods having an elongated slimy body and no external shell
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Slug

• (n.) A thick strip of metal less than type high, and as long as the width of a column or a page, -- used in spacing out pages and to separate display lines, etc. • (v. t.) To strike heavily. • (n.) A ship that sails slowly. • (n.) Any one of numerous species of terrestrial pulmonate mollusks belonging to Limax and several rela...
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slug

(from the article `mass`) ...Bureau of Weights and Measures in Sèvres, France. In countries that continue to favour the English system of measurement over the International ... ...System (SI), m is expressed in kilograms and r in metres, with I (moment of inertia) having the dimension kilogram-metre square. In the U.S. ... [2 ...
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slug

(from the article `Linotype`) The slugs produced by the machine are rectangular solids of type metal (an alloy of lead, antimony, and tin) as long as the line or column measure ... Finally, in the 1880s in the United States, German-born Ottmar Mergenthaler invented the Linotype, a typecasting compositor that cast a solid ... The Ludl...
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slug

any mollusk of the class Gastropoda in which the shell is reduced to an internal plate or a series of granules or is completely absent. The term ... [6 related articles]
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Slug

A strip of blank leader or image-bearing film used as leader. (Film Editing)
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Slug

A rather unattractive sounding name for Filler.
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slug

Popular name for the $50 gold pieces produced by private mints in California in the mid-nineteenth century. The term is also applied nowadays to tokens intended for use in gaming machines....
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slug

slug, name for a terrestrial gastropod mollusk in which the characteristic molluscan shell is reduced to a thin plate embedded in the tissues. Like the terrestrial snails of the same order, slugs have a distinct head with a mouth, tentacles bearing eyes, and a lung for breathing air. They move on a ...
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Slug

Slug is slang for to strike heavily.
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Slug

Slugs are a group of gastropods, similar to snails, but in which the shell is absent or rudimentary. Because they lack a shell, slugs can only be active during damp weather, otherwise they would dry out and die. As a protection, slugs secrete a foul tasting mucous which they cover themselves with as a defence against being eaten by birds.
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slug

(zoology) Soft-bodied land-living gastropod (type of mollusc) related to the snails, but without a shell, or with a much reduced shell. All slugs have a protective coat of slime and a distinctive head with protruding tentacles. The eyes are at the end of the tentacles, which are also u...
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Slug

[Naval Acronyms and Slang] Sleeping bag (RN)
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Slug

See calot
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