Translation of "plug" - English-Spanish dictionary

plug

noun uk /plʌɡ/

B1 an object with metal parts that stick out of its end, used to connect electrical equipment to an electricity supply

enchufe
I need to change the plug on my hairdryer.

B1 something you put in a hole to block it

tapón
a bath plug
verb uk /plʌɡ/ (present participle plugging, past tense and past participle plugged)

to block a hole

taponar
→ Phrasal verbs plug something in

(Translation of “plug” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

plug

noun /plaɡ/

a device for putting into a mains socket in order to allow an electric current to flow through the appliance to which it is attached by cable

enchufe
She changed the plug on the electric kettle.

an object shaped for fitting into the hole in a bath or sink to prevent the water from running away, or a piece of material for blocking any hole

tapón
The bath plug in our hotel room was missing.
plughole noun

(British ) a hole in a sink or bath where the water flows out and where you put a plug; drain (American).

Desagüe
plug in phrasal verb

to connect up (an electrical apparatus) by inserting its plug into a socket

enchufar
Could you plug in the electric kettle?

(Translation of “plug” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)