Pull

  • (verb): Steer into a certain direction.
    Example: "Pull one's horse to a stand"; "Pull the car over"
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on pull:

Mesa Boogie Mark Series - Mark II - Mark IIA
... volume control for the lead mode, and various push/pull switches including Pull Bright, Pull Treble Shift, Pull Gain Boost, a separate Pull Bright for the lead mode, and of course, Pull Lead ...
Accu Trigger - History
... with a trigger with a crisp and creep-free trigger pull ... from 1.5 to 6 pounds (0.68 to 2.7 kg) of pull ... also had to withstand being bumped and accidentally going off, even with the lowest trigger pull set ...
SIG MKMS - Other Features
... This was gauged by the force of pull on the trigger ... A short pull was for single shot and a long pull was for automatic fire ...
Tranter (revolver) - Design/Operation
... first press the lower trigger, which would pull the hammer back and rotate the cylinder at this point one could fire the gun with a light pull on the upper trigger ... To fire more rapidly, one could pull both triggers simultaneously, making it a double action weapon ...
Pull Apart Basin
... A pull apart basin or strike-slip basin or rhombochasm is type of structural basin which is developed between two offset segments or at a flexure in a strike-slip fault or a transform fault ... A pull-apart develops where the sense of offset leads to extension, either at a right-stepping offset on a dextral sense fault or a left-stepping offset on a sinistral fault ... that fault displacement will literally pull a section of crust apart and cause the extension ...

More definitions of "pull":

  • (verb): Operate when rowing a boat.
    Example: "Pull the oars"
  • (noun): The force used in pulling.
    Example: "The pull of the moon"; "the pull of the current"
  • (verb): Take sides with; align oneself with; show strong sympathy for.
    Synonyms: side, root
  • (verb): Tear or be torn violently.
    Example: "Pull the cooked chicken into strips"
    Synonyms: rend, rip, rive
  • (noun): Special advantage or influence.
    Example: "The chairman's nephew has a lot of pull"
    Synonyms: clout
  • (verb): Perform an act, usually with a negative connotation.
    Example: "Pull a bank robbery"
    Synonyms: perpetrate, commit
  • (verb): Take away.
    Example: "Pull the old soup cans from the supermarket shelf"
  • (verb): Cause to move along the ground by pulling.
    Example: "Pull a sled"
    Synonyms: draw, force
  • (noun): The act of pulling; applying force to move something toward or with you.
    Example: "The pull up the hill had him breathing harder"
    Synonyms: pulling
  • (verb): Bring, take, or pull out of a container or from under a cover.
    Example: "Pull out a gun"
    Synonyms: draw, pull out, get out, take out
  • (noun): A sustained effort.
    Example: "It was a long pull but we made it"
  • (verb): Hit in the direction that the player is facing when carrying through the swing.
    Example: "Pull the ball"
  • (verb): Move into a certain direction.
    Example: "The car pulls to the right"
  • (noun): A slow inhalation (as of tobacco smoke).
    Synonyms: puff, drag
  • (verb): Apply force so as to cause motion towards the source of the motion.
    Example: "Pull the rope"; "Pull the handle towards you"; "pull the string gently"; "pull the trigger of the gun"; "pull your kneees towards your chin"
  • (noun): A sharp strain on muscles or ligaments.
    Example: "He was sidelined with a hamstring pull"
    Synonyms: wrench, twist
  • (verb): Cause to move in a certain direction by exerting a force upon, either physically or in an abstract sense.
    Example: "A declining dollar pulled down the export figures for the last quarter"
  • (verb): Rein in to keep from winning a race.
    Example: "Pull a horse"
  • (verb): Direct toward itself or oneself by means of some psychological power or physical attributes.
    Synonyms: attract, pull in, draw, draw in
  • (noun): A device used for pulling something.
    Example: "He grabbed the pull and opened the drawer"

Famous quotes containing the word pull:

    What is it you want, Mary? What do you want? You want the moon? Just say the word and I’ll throw a lasso around it and pull it down.
    Frances Goodrich (1891–1984)

    the pull of gravity, which is not simple
    which carries the feathered grass a long way down the upbreathing
    air.
    Adrienne Rich (b. 1929)

    A pragmatic race, the Japanese appear to have decided long ago that the only reason for drinking alcohol is to become intoxicated and therefore drink only when they wish to be drunk.
    So I went out into the night and the neon and let the crowd pull me along, walking blind, willing myself to be just a segment of that mass organism, just one more drifting chip of consciousness under the geodesics.
    William Gibson (b. 1948)