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tug

, tugging (tŭg, tŭg'ing),
A pulling or dragging movement or sensation.

tug

Etymology: ME, toggen, to pull
a dragging or hauling movement or sensation.

ASPSCR1

A gene on chromosome 17q25.3 that encodes a ubiquitous tethering protein highly expressed in the testes, heart, skeletal muscle and pancreas; it sequesters GLUT4-containing vesicles in the cytoplasm in absence of insulin.

Molecular pathology
ASPSCR1 is fused with transcription factor TFE3 in alveolar soft part sarcomas and renal cell carcinomas.

tug

, tugging (tŭg, tŭg'ing)
A pulling or dragging movement or sensation.
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Earlier, "Seyil", "Ealem" and "Jahan" tugboats, also built upon the state order in Turkey, entered the port.
The wreck of the Costa Concordia cruise ship is towed by tugboats into Genoa's harbor, Italy yesterday
The court decided that those new-fangled radios were inexpensive and easily available, so as technology marched forward, the tugboat industry was required to march along with it.
The Damen Stan 1606 tugboats, commonly known as 'workhorses of the sea' and essential to the marine industry, will provide additional flexibility to meet the growing requirements of the Bahrain shipping community.
Adding to the marine equipment available at KBSP, the new tugboats will ensure that customers' marine needs are met to the highest standards.
Speaking at the inauguration of the new tugboats on Wednesday, Marco Neelsen, APM Terminals Bahrain CEO, said, "APM Terminals Bahrain is committed to providing the highest quality of services for our customers, and the addition of the new Damen Stan 1606 tugs to our marine fleet will ensure high performance, advanced technology and importantly, improved port safety and operations.
5 September 2012 a[euro]" US tank barge operator Kirby Corporation (NYSE:KEX) announced an agreement for the acquisition of Allied Transportation Company (Allied), a subsidiary of Virginia-based towing and tugboat services provider Allied Marine Industries Inc.
For the tugboat operator, Stratos integrated FleetBroadband with AmosConnect 8 - its maritime communications application - to improve management of all interoffice communications.
Mr Brown will tell visitors the skills required to work as a deckhand on tugboats and the tour of the Brocklebank will include how to tie the ropes and where they are stowed.
Army tugboats, LCM "Mike Boats," DUKW "Duck Boats," along with assorted barges, cranes and other materiel handling equipment.
The Littlest Tugboat is a cheerful children's book about a family of tugboats that works hard to guide ships up and down the Kennebec River.
This does not include the numerous private commercial vessels, such as tugboats and barges, that also must be dismantled.