line of pull

line of pull

(līn pul)
A description of the direction of force exerted by a muscle, depending on the orientation of its fibers, its skeletal attachments, the disposition of its tendons, and the axis of movement of any joints affected.
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The Model RS-23 thread-less eyebolt is the newest accessory item for the manufacturer's line of pull cords and safety stop controls.
During the test the prosthesis is attached to a cadaver and the MultiTest 10-x is used to pull on the prosthesis repair site at a constant of tension, in the line of pull of normal muscles.
Rupari has also repackaged its line of pulled products into a microwave-ready black tub with a unique shape reminiscent of Tony Roma's first smoker.