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Slugs are gastropod mollusks without shells or with very small internal shells.
Slug may also refer to:
- Pseudoplasmodium, an aggregation of amoebae
- Shotgun slug, a sub-ammunition type for the shotgun
- Gas slug, an accumulation of gas bubbles in lava that is the key element of Strombolian eruptions.
- Slug flow, a liquid-gas pipe flow
- Slug, another name for Chinese handball
- Slug, a nickname for the Linksys NSLU2
- SLUG Magazine, Salt Lake Under Ground magazine
- Slugging, "ride-share" + hitchhiking
- Slug (coin), a counterfeit coin
- Slug (mass), a unit of mass in the Imperial system
- Slug (projectile), a solid ballistic projectile
- Slug (railroad), an accessory to a diesel-electric locomotive
- Slug test, a particular type of aquifer test
- A student at University of California, Santa Cruz, which is nicknamed "Banana Slug"
- Slug or blank, a piece of bar stock ready to be machined into a finished part
In media production:
- Screenplay slug line, brief description of a scene setting
- Slug (publishing), a short name given in newspaper editing to articles that are in production
- Slug (typesetting), a piece of spacing material used in typesetting to space paragraphs
- Slug (web publishing) a user- and SEO-friendly short text used in a URL to identify and describe a resource
In pop culture:
- Slug (rapper), an underground rapper from Minneapolis, Minnesota, best known as a member of the hip-hop group Atmosphere.
- "Slug" (song), a 1995 song by Passengers (U2 and Brian Eno)
- Slug (comics), a fictional character in the Marvel Comics universe
- Slugs (novel), a novel by Shaun Hutson
- Slugs (film), based on the novel
- Lord Slug, the main antagonist of the fourth Dragon Ball Z movie
- "The Slug", a pop culture blog for the defunct web portal asap
- Slug (Transformers), an alternative name for the character Slag in the Transformers franchise
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