plugger

[ pluhg-er ]
/ ˈplʌg ər /

noun

a person or thing that plugs.
any of various machines or tools that insert, remove, or manipulate plugs or pluglike materials, as a dental instrument used to pack and mold the filling in a tooth cavity.
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plugger


n.

1867, agent noun from plug (v.).

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Medicine definitions for plugger

plugger

[ plŭgər ]

n.

A dental instrument used for condensing material in a cavity.packer
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