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1. to strain a muscle.
2. the injury sustained in a muscle strain.


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.


A colloquial term for a muscle strain.


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:

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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AAPL hit an all-time high in January, and the stock has been pulling back to consolidate since then.
Pulling back for a monthly view, the stock's 10-month and 20-month trendlines have just completed a bearish cross, with the former quickly descending into the area.
As a follow up on ImClone (IMCL), the current option activity could help explain why the shares are pulling back.
From a technical perspective, ONXX popped above resistance at its 10-day and 20-day moving averages on Wednesday, but is now pulling back toward these trendlines.
However, pulling back to a longer-term view, we find that WSM remains in a solid uptrend (bound by a series of higher highs and higher lows) which began in November 2000.
Pulling back for a broader look at the equity's technical picture, the shares have been troubled since tagging a new all-time high of 87.
Pulling back from the earnings scene briefly, that wily New York Attorney General Eliot Spitzer has open yet another can of worms today.
What's more, the four-week moving average of initial claims, used to smooth out seasonal anomalies like weather, tagged its lowest level in three weeks, pulling back by 5,500 to 348,250.