vug 1818, from Cornish vooga “a cavity in rock; cave, hollow.”

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  • vug — vug; vug·gy; …   English syllables

  • vug — or vugh or vugg [vug, voog] n. [Corn vooga, a cave] Mining a cavity or hollow in a rock or lode, often lined with crystals vuggy adj. vuggier, vuggiest …   English World dictionary

  • vug|gy — or vugh|y «VUHG ee, VUG », adjective. Mining. full of cavities …   Useful english dictionary

  • Vug — Vugs are small to medium sized cavities inside rock that may be formed through a variety of processes. Most commonly cracks and fissures opened by tectonic activity (folding and faulting) are partially filled by quartz, calcite, and other… …   Wikipedia

  • vug — vuggy, adj. /vug, voog/, n. Geol. a small cavity in a rock or vein, often lined with crystals. Also, vugg, vugh. [1810 20; < Cornish vooga cave; cf. L fovea pit] * * * …   Universalium

  • vug — [[t]vʌg, vʊg[/t]] n. gel a small cavity in a rock or vein, often lined with crystals • Etymology: 1810–20; < Cornish vooga cave; cf. L fovea pit vug′gy, adj …   From formal English to slang

  • vug — /vʌg/ (say vug) noun Mining a small natural cave in a lode or reef. Also, voog, vugg, vugh. {Cornish dialect vooga cavern} –vuggy, adjective …  

  • Vug (disambiguation) — Vug is a cavity in a rock. *Vug also refers to a Titanian individual in Philip K. Dick s science fiction novel The Game Players of Titan , ISBN 0 679 74065 1. *VUG is also an acronym for Vivendi Universal Games …   Wikipedia

  • vug — noun Etymology: modification of Late Cornish fugo cave; akin to Old Cornish vooga cave, Late Cornish ogo, googoo sea cave, Old Welsh guocof, guocob cave Date: 1818 a small unfilled cavity in a lode or in rock • vuggy adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • VUG — Vivendi Games Logo de Vivendi Games Création 1993 Disparition 2008 …   Wikipédia en Français

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