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pull

(pdbobrl)
1. to strain a muscle.
2. the injury sustained in a muscle strain.

pull

Pharmacology
verb To remove a drug from the marketplace, usually because of adverse reactions.
 
Sexology verb
A primarily British usage, meaning:
(1) To kiss someone;
(2) To initiate a seduction;
(3) To attract (pull) a sexually desirable person in one’s immediate surroundings.

pull

A colloquial term for a muscle strain.

pull

to remove a sick animal from a pen in a feedlot for treatment. See also daily pull and dead records.

pull rate
a daily percentage of the cattle in a feedlot which are pulled out of the feeding pens and relegated to the hospital yards or sent for emergency slaughter.

Patient discussion about pull

Q. Pulling pain in anus. Dear friends, I am 32. I feel a Pulling pain in anus sometimes while i finish passing stool and some times when i sit for long time. No bleeding so far. Is it a symptoms of piles? If so what can be done to cure it without going to doctor or operation. Please help me. This pain makes me to feel that i am very old.

A. horsechestnut is supposed to help...here is some info about it:
http://nccam.nih.gov/health/horsechestnut/index.htm#uses

but i wouldn't get my hopes high.

Q. What would you do if a friend showed up to your house and pulled out a quarter pound of cocaine? True story: What would you do if a friend showed up to your house and pulled out a quarter pound of cocaine, and a bunch of other narcotics all bagged up individually, and then asked if you wanted the first go at them?

A. First of all, I'd probably go ‘Hey, what do you think you are DOING with all that! And why the hell are you at my house with this load of rubbish?? But then I'd probably calm down a bit, and we'd go round to the police station, just round the corner from my place and hand it in. I have a lot more conscience now than I used to and there is no way I am going to encourage a situation like this!

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By pulling back and adding power to try to prevent the stall, the pilot may have doomed the plane on its final approach to the US airport.
In response to the Indian decision, Pakistan said Thursday it too will begin pulling back some of its troops from the border areas.
ATN: In recent months there has been some pulling back from that consensus, more voices saying, "Well, maybe we really can't do this, maybe prevention is more important," etc.
Extra care should be exercised when pulling back 1-inch or less diameter pipes so as not to over stress them.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranians began the winter time from 24:00 (1930 GMT) on September 21 by pulling back their clocks one hour.
The equities market in the Asia/Pacific region were mixed on Wednesday, with the Hang Seng pulling back from a seven-month high, while the Nikkei and ASX ticked higher, led by rising commodity prices.
Huron, pulling back to $740,000 this year from an earlier-projected $880,000 and a commitment to $780,000 next year;