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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 post Towboat that set off from Cyprus seized in Crete on suspicion of carrying explosives appeared first on Cyprus Mail .
I learned later, though, that the turbulence was not the work of the towboats alone.
The damaged barge was later transferred to another towboat owned by a different company for delivery to its destination.
Still wanting a towboat job, in 1995 she was sitting in the pilothouse of a casino boat when she happened to see a small newspaper ad about the Sisters of St.
With proper maintenance, towboat engines have an expected useful life of 40 years, the same useful life as the remainder of the towboat.
2000 hp towboat that we plan to deliver early next year to Blessey Marine Services, Inc.
They work in cramped conditions, and towboat companies often refuse to allow pilots to communicate with their families while on the job or to leave the boat while at port.
He glides to a stop and begins unloading groceries onto a passing towboat.
The calling of a towboat, pilot, navigating a dynamic, always moving, flowing and often capricious passage, comes to mind.
Blair's A Raft Pilot's Log (1930); Walter Havighurst's Upper Mississippi: A Wilderness Saga (1937); and Edwin and Louise Rosskam's Towboat River (1948).
Under normal conditions, a line-haul towboat (9,000-11,000 hp) may depart Cairo southbound with a 40-barge tow of coal; during flood conditions, the Coast Guard may advise the towing company to cut their maximum tow size to 20 barges because of safety concerns.
In addition to the raw cost of repair parts, a towboat was launched to replace the winch operation with an alternate means of "jogging" the barge into position.

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