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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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The powerful tugboats will compete on a three-mile course starting at Mill Cove Marina just west of the Ambassador Bridge and crossing the finish line at Dieppe Gardens Park in downtown Windsor in the shadow of the Detroit skyline.
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It is here where they would settle, raise a family and make his final career choice -- a captain in the tugboat industry.
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Bay & Delta Towing, based in San Francisco, will provide its tractor tug, Delta Billie, a 97-foot tugboat that differs from conventional tugs in its ability to provide a 360-degree omnidirectional thrust propulsion, equal maneuverability ahead, astern or sideways, the ability to turn around within its own length, and the capability of safely traveling tethered to an assisted vessel at higher speeds.
The harbor services division, consisting of eight owned tugboats, provides towing, docking and shifting services to the Port Arthur and Lake Charles, La.
With the completion of these transactions, Maritrans fleet consists of eleven superbarges, ranging in size from 175,000 to 380,000 barrels of capacity, four oil tankers, ranging in size from 242,000 to 265,000 barrels, and eleven tugboats.
NYSE:TUG) today announced that it has signed an agreement to sell ten barges, ranging in size from 55,000 to 155,000 barrels of capacity, and eight tugboats to K-SEA Transportation LLC.
NYSE:TUG) today announced that it has signed an agreement to sell five barges, ranging in size from 32,000 to 53,000 barrels of capacity, and three tugboats to Vane Line Bunkering Inc.
Today, more than 40,000 American-owned vessels -- the majority of them tugboats, towboats and barges -- move agricultural goods, petroleum, coal, natural gas, chemicals and other essential commodities safely and efficiently along our rivers and coasts.