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Plug

A variable that handles financial slack in the financial plan.
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Plug

In marketing, to mention a product or business favorably for pay. For example, the host of a game show may mention that a certain company makes good or cheap products if that company has sponsored the show. This marketing tool is thought to be effective because it provides the added feeling of a "personal" endorsement difficult or impossible to achieve on regular commercials. Plugs are common on radio shows, and are becoming increasingly common on reality television shows.
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Morro Rock is but one of thirteen ancient volcanic plugs that stretch submerged beneath the Pacific Ocean into distinctive peaks along Highway 101 just south of San Luis Obispo.
The indigenous story has shown me how the Glasshouse Mountains look and through further research I found out that the mountains have eroded away and have been left with volcanic plugs. The volcanic plugs are made of igneous rock which is a much tougher rock and has not eroded away.
33) to Wildcat Campground takes visitors past Steins Pillar, a 400-foot-tall volcanic plug. Overhangs on all sides and the pillar's relative obscurity kept climbers away until a successful ascent was made in 1950.
The artwork, standing before Loudounhill, an imposing volcanic plug lying at the head of the Irvine Valley, is also part of the process of economic regeneration of the area.
We made camp early on the third day, giving us time for a sunset hike up a steep trail leading to the top of a volcanic plug littered with red bits of broken pottery left by the Apaches who used this site for centuries.