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pulling

Definitions of pulling
  1. noun
    the act of pulling; applying force to move something toward or with you
    synonyms: pull
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    drag
    the act of dragging (pulling with force)
    draw, haul, haulage
    the act of drawing or hauling something
    jerk, tug, yank
    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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