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chug

(jargon)
To run slowly; to grind or grovel. "The disk is chugging like crazy."
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Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother sparked international debate over Chugs "politically incorrect" parenting style, with most readers expressing shock and horror over the methods she used, as well as concern over a perceived lack of love and acceptance.
It may have been a chug, a sign of a compressor stall, or one of the drop tanks beginning to transfer.
Appearing and disappearing at regular intervals, a model railway train chugs its way around, tooting occasionally, only to arrive at the same place again and again.
will love -- a grilled cheese sandwich and chocolate or regular milk chugs.
As it chugs closer to Christmas, it's going to pick up more business or at least maintain business.
Onward it chugs, climbing up from the floor of the scenic Sacred Valley of the Incas to the peaks of the rugged Peruvian mountains more than 13,000 feet above sea level.
limits itself to a brief introduction on how to read tap notation and then launches into a dictionary description of tap from chugs, flaps, and the shim-sham to the zank and zink.
Year in and year out, Indiana chugs along generating significant capital and maintenance spending numbers, neither the highest nor the lowest in the region.
A Disneyland- type train chugs slowly around the Ramada Express.
The Sniper(TM) Boomslang(TM) 2100 operates at a blazing 6 mips (millions of instructions per second) while the traditional mouse chugs along at about 1.