unplug

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un- +‎ plug

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unplug (third-person singular simple present unplugs, present participle unplugging, simple past and past participle unplugged)

  1. (transitive) To disconnect from a supply, especially an electrical socket.
    To save electricity, I unplug my computer when I am not at home.
  2. (transitive) To remove a blockage from (especially a water pipe or drain).
    I had to unplug the sink the other day, there was far too much hair and gunk down there.

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