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Synonyms for slug

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a unit of mass equal to the mass that accelerates at 1 foot/sec/sec when acted upon by a force of 1 pound

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a counterfeit coin

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an idle slothful person

an amount of an alcoholic drink (usually liquor) that is poured or gulped

a strip of type metal used for spacing

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

strike heavily, especially with the fist or a bat

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Slugs can munch through 40 times their weight in the space of a day.
Q: CAN I SHOOT A SHOTGUN SLUG THROUGH A SMOOTHBORE, FULL choke barrel of a shotgun?
The Winchester HP rifled slugs were a tad better overall.
Worries about slugs rise and fall with the seasons or weather, but to find all these extra species lurking here is a real concern.
Slugs and snails prefer feeding on soft-leaved plants, although they will eat whatever is available.
The new paper focuses on the consistent forehead targeting, but what Schilthuizen finds more intriguing is the paper's observation that species 1 and four other Siphopteron slugs differ considerably in injection sites.
Last year, however, was a different story as, following a mild spring and wet summer, Dr Bedford found Spanish slugs ravaging his own garden in Norfolk.
The XP3 shotgun slug has an all-copper, plastic-tipped frontal portion and a tin-core rear.
Let's see, we have a Browning slug gun with a pretty walnut stock "made better" to shoot two-inch groups?
THERE'S no doubt about it - slugs and snails are having a field day thanks to all the rain we've had, eating bedding plants, chomping on vegetables and munching their way through gardens throughout North Wales.
Pure lead round balls as sold for cap-and-ball pistols make perfect slugs, but use ones considerably larger than the barrel to be measured.
The best of today's slugs and slug guns can de liver accuracy as good as many ordinary hunting rifles out to 100 yards, 150 yards, and even beyond.