pulling

Definitions of pulling
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n the act of pulling; applying force to move something toward or with you

Synonyms:
pull
Types:
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drag
the act of dragging (pulling with force)
draw, haul, haulage
the act of drawing or hauling something
jerk, tug
a sudden abrupt pull
draft, draught, drawing
the act of moving a load by drawing or pulling
deracination, excision, extirpation
the act of pulling up or out; uprooting; cutting off from existence
pluck
the act of pulling and releasing a taut cord
traction
(orthopedics) the act of pulling on a bone or limb (as in a fracture) to relieve pressure or align parts in a special way during healing
tow, towage
the act of hauling something (as a vehicle) by means of a hitch or rope
Type of:
actuation, propulsion
the act of propelling

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