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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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The 120-volt AC drive motor can pull 6,000 pounds of maximum force and 4,000 pounds continuously.
In 2009, Brian Dorwart, senior associate with Brierley Associates, devised a calculation to provide the estimated pull forces on the pipe during "pull back," when the pipe is being pulled through the bore path.
Semi-auto rifles often have 2-stage pulls, or at least pulls with considerable take-up, along with a generous sear engagement.
Although treats are used, they are used to reward the dog for short-distance pulls and gradually increasing weight loads.
She described feeling an "itch in my hair" and believed that the only way to get relief was to pull out the offending hair.
In Hawkinson's work, the human element is the artist as observer, but in Dupont's it is harder to locate, and this seems to be precisely the point: His body has become simply a shape to play with, to pull at here and there, much as one might absentmindedly pull at a lump of clay.
The backside guard and tackle pull and kick out the defensive end and seal the linebacker.
There is much to be gained from using the forward pull of gravity in your running to keep you going longer and stronger, working less to achieve more, and staving off the pain associated with the Wall during marathons and other long races.
The spacecraft must expend much fuel to counterbalance the pulls of other celestial bodies.
The importance of knowing the exact weight of your handgun's pull is debatable.
Per Aarsleff is performing these final off-the-bottom pulls in a similar way to the previous crossings and together with its KPC partners were on schedule to complete the combined Asgard Transport and Europipe 11 landfall crossing by late 1999.