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Coin vs. Slug

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Coinnoun

(money) A piece of currency, usually metallic and in the shape of a disc, but sometimes polygonal, or with a hole in the middle.

Slugnoun

Any of many terrestrial pulmonate gastropod mollusks, having no (or only a rudimentary) shell.

Coinnoun

A token used in a special establishment like a casino (also called a chip).

Slugnoun

(obsolete) A slow, lazy person; a sluggard.

Coinnoun

(figurative) That which serves for payment or recompense.

Slugnoun

A bullet (projectile).

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Coinnoun

money in general, not limited to coins

‘She spent some serious coin on that car!’;

Slugnoun

A counterfeit coin, especially one used to steal from vending machines.

Coinnoun

One of the suits of minor arcana in tarot, or a card of that suit.

Slugnoun

A shot of a drink, usually alcoholic.

Coinnoun

A quoin; a corner or external angle; a wedge.

Slugnoun

(journalism) A title, name or header, a catchline, a short phrase or title to indicate the content of a newspaper or magazine story for editing use.

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Coinnoun

A small circular slice of food.

Slugnoun

the Imperial (English) unit of mass that accelerates by 1 foot per second squared (1 ft/s²) when a force of one pound-force (lbf) is exerted on it.

Coinverb

To make of a definite fineness, and convert into coins, as a mass of metal; to mint; to manufacture.

‘to coin silver dollars; to coin a medal’;

Slugnoun

A discrete mass of a material that moves as a unit, usually through another material.

Coinverb

To make or fabricate; to invent; to originate.

‘Over the last century the advance in science has led to many new words being coined.’;

Slugnoun

A motile pseudoplasmodium formed by amoebae working together.

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Coinverb

To acquire rapidly, as money; to make.

Slugnoun

(television editing) A black screen.

Coinnoun

A quoin; a corner or external angle; a wedge. See Coigne, and Quoin.

Slugnoun

(metal typesetting) A piece of type metal imprinted by a linotype machine; also a black mark placed in the margin to indicate an error.

Coinnoun

A piece of metal on which certain characters are stamped by government authority, making it legally current as money; - much used in a collective sense.

‘It is alleged that it [a subsidy] exceeded all the current coin of the realm.’;

Slugnoun

(regional) A stranger picked up as a passenger to enable legal use of high occupancy vehicle lanes.

Coinnoun

That which serves for payment or recompense.

‘The loss of present advantage to flesh and blood is repaid in a nobler coin.’;

Slugnoun

A hitchhiking commuter.

Coinverb

To make of a definite fineness, and convert into coins, as a mass of metal; to mint; to manufacture; as, to coin silver dollars; to coin a medal.

Slugnoun

(web design) The last part of a clean URL, the displayed resource name, similar to a filename.

Coinverb

To make or fabricate; to invent; to originate; as, to coin a word.

‘Some tale, some new pretense, he daily coined,To soothe his sister and delude her mind.’;

Slugnoun

(obsolete) A hindrance, an obstruction.

Coinverb

To acquire rapidly, as money; to make.

‘Tenants cannot coin rent just at quarter day.’;

Slugnoun

A ship that sails slowly.

Coinverb

To manufacture counterfeit money.

‘They cannot touch me for coining.’;

Slugnoun

A blow, usually with the fist.

Coinnoun

a metal piece (usually a disc) used as money

Slugverb

To drink quickly; to gulp; to down.

Coinverb

of phrases or words

Slugverb

(transitive) To hit very hard, usually with the fist.

‘He insulted my mother, so I slugged him.’; ‘The fighter slugged his opponent into unconsciousness.’;

Coinverb

form by stamping, punching, or printing;

‘strike coins’; ‘strike a medal’;

Slugverb

To take part in casual carpooling; to form ad hoc, informal carpools for commuting, essentially a variation of ride-share commuting and hitchhiking.

Coinnoun

a flat disc or piece of metal with an official stamp, used as money

‘she opened her purse and took out a coin’; ‘gold and silver coins’;

Slugverb

To become reduced in diameter, or changed in shape, by passing from a larger to a smaller part of the bore of the barrel.

Coinnoun

money in the form of coins

‘large amounts of coin and precious metal’;

Slugverb

To move slowly or sluggishly; to lie idle.

Coinnoun

one of the suits in some tarot packs, corresponding to pentacles in others.

Slugverb

(transitive) To load with a slug or slugs.

‘to slug a gun’;

Coinverb

make (coins) by stamping metal

‘guineas and half-guineas were coined’;

Slugverb

To make sluggish.

Coinverb

make (metal) into coins.

Slugnoun

A drone; a slow, lazy fellow; a sluggard.

Coinverb

earn a lot of (money) quickly and easily

‘the company was coining it in at the rate of £90 a second’;

Slugnoun

A hindrance; an obstruction.

Coinverb

invent (a new word or phrase)

‘he coined the term ‘desktop publishing’’;

Slugnoun

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.

Coin

A coin is a small, flat, (usually, depending on the country or value) round piece of metal or plastic used primarily as a medium of exchange or legal tender. They are standardized in weight, and produced in large quantities at a mint in order to facilitate trade.

Slugnoun

Any smooth, soft larva of a sawfly or moth which creeps like a mollusk; as, the pear slug; rose slug.

Slugnoun

A ship that sails slowly.

‘His rendezvous for his fleet, and for all slugs to come to, should be between Calais and Dover.’;

Slugnoun

An irregularly shaped piece of metal, used as a missile for a gun.

Slugnoun

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.

Slugverb

To move slowly; to lie idle.

‘To slug in sloth and sensual delight.’;

Slugverb

To make sluggish.

Slugverb

To load with a slug or slugs; as, to slug a gun.

Slugverb

To strike heavily.

Slugverb

To become reduced in diameter, or changed in shape, by passing from a larger to a smaller part of the bore of the barrel; - said of a bullet when fired from a gun, pistol, or other firearm.

Slugnoun

a projectile that is fired from a gun

Slugnoun

an idle slothful person

Slugnoun

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

Slugverb

strike heavily, especially with the fist or a bat;

‘He slugged me so hard that I passed out’;

Slugverb

be idle; exist in a changeless situation;

‘The old man sat and stagnated on his porch’; ‘He slugged in bed all morning’;

Slug

Slug, or land slug, is a common name for any 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, a very reduced shell, or only a small internal shell, particularly sea slugs and semislugs (this is in contrast to the common name snail, which applies to gastropods that have a coiled shell large enough that they can fully retract its soft parts into the shell).

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