HyperDic: pulling

English > 1 sense of the word pulling:
NOUNactpulling, pullthe act of pulling
pulling > pronunciation
Soundspuh'lihng
Rhymesabducting ... zoning: 2044 rhymes with ihng...
English > pulling: 1 sense > noun 1, act
MeaningThe act of pulling; applying force to move something toward or with you.
Example "his strenuous pulling strained his back"
Synonympull
Narrowerdraft, draught, drawingThe act of moving a load by drawing or pulling
dragThe act of dragging (pulling with force)
draw, haul, haulageThe act of drawing or hauling / hauling something
extirpation, excision, deracinationThe act of pulling ... / pulling up or out
pluckThe 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
tug, jerkA sudden abrupt pull
Broaderpropulsion, actuationThe act of propelling
Spanishtracción
Catalanestirada, tirada
Verbspullcause to move by pulling
pullapply force so as to cause motion towards the source of the motion

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