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bung

a stopper, esp of cork or rubber, for a cask, piece of laboratory glassware, etc.

Bung

experiences modified and extreme levels of want. [Br. Lit.: Sketches by Boz]
See: Poverty
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JP-8 fuel causes the rubber in some bungs to swell.
In his judgment, Wan Mahyuddin said Bung Moktar and Zizie were icons and the people would emulate their actions.
Aberdeen boss Jimmy Calderwood, Motherwell director and MSP John Swinburne and agent Bill McMurdo are the trio who claimed there was a bungs culture in Scotland.
If a manager does take a bung from an agent then he should be sacked, "insisted Robson.
Electricity of Vietnam ("EVN") has invested in the Song Bung 4 hydropower plant, which is located in Nam Giang village, Quang Nam province.
Mott MacDonald has offered construction supervision, contract management and specialist technical support to Electricity Vietnam, via its management unit Song Bung 4 Hydropower Management Board.
The full report from the inquiry is due out on Wednesday and suggestions that the FA's previous policies will be blamed for allowing a bung culture to thrive have caused a furious reaction.
If a chairman is ever found accepting a bung then his club should be relegated either one or two divisions.
KILMARNOCK boss Jim Jefferies reckons football bosses SHOULD accept bungs - then plough the cash back into the club
Was this figure grossly inflated by bungs to manager Micky Adams?
The Trotters boss, who insists he would never accept a bung, is considering whether to launch a libel action against BBC Panorama.
Charles Collymore, of London-based Sports Management, has been named as the agent accused by Luton Town manager Mike Newell of offering him bungs.