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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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Empty tote dropoff: When the parts dropoff is complete, the tugger is sent back to a pickup location (1), where the empty totes are unloaded and full totes are loaded for the next delivery.
The key to those systems, according to Larry Tyler, vice president of sales and marketing for K-Tec/ Kinetic Technologies, is the reduction of a facility's current fleet of fork trucks by replacing some of them with tugger and cart systems.
The solution involved a fleet of four tuggers and carts to satisfy the majority of parts movement between the warehouse and the line.
The system consists of one tape-guided jack pin tugger AGC that transports three of the carts throughout the layout.
We're now beginning to seen entire manufacturing operations being revolutionized by the application of AGVs and their first cousins, including automatic guided carts (AGCs), automatic guided tuggers (AGTs), and autonomous mobile robots (AMRs) that use lasers and vision systems to learn the layout of your facility free of any fixed path.
The system at Toyota Motor Manufacturing, Kentucky's, or TMMK, manufacturing plant brings together automatic guided tuggers (AGT) and automatic guided carts (AGC) to create a lean and efficient subassembly production system.
When KIA made the decision for parts and components to be pulled by tuggers or manually by operators to the line, it knew back and shoulder injuries could have a dramatic impact on the company's productivity and profitability.
The new SmartCart model 300 Tugger Tunnel (300 TT) has been added to the supplier's line of automatic guided carts.