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pulling

[′pu̇l·iŋ]
(electronics)
An effect that forces the frequency of an oscillator to change from a desired value; causes include undesired coupling to another frequency source or the influence of changes in the oscillator load impedance.
(petroleum engineering)
Withdrawing sucker rods and production tubing from a pumping well prior to cleaning out or replacing parts of the pump.

pulling

In painting, the resistance to movement while brushing, resulting from high viscosity of the paint.
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Buy organic cold-pressed sesame oil or coconut oil and use a tablespoon of it in your mouth daily for oil pulling.
She started out by pulling one tyre of a saloon vehicle and eventually advanced to be strong enough to pull two tyres of a 4x4 vehicle.
She reported a history of hair pulling from her scalp, but currently she was pulling from her eye brows and eye lashes exclusively, and the pulling had become more severe.
During pulling, the bend will try to minimize its stored energy by becoming narrower.
But Bowry simply made an obscene gesture towards them and mouthed an obscene remark towards them before pulling out within inches of the police car, causing the sergeant to pull across onto the rumble strip by the crash barrier.
A whole lot of years later (the '60s), Vince Lombardi was pulling both guards in his famous Green Bay Power Sweep.
To bring the shoulder blades into position, push the back of the arms into the floor slightly lifting the chest off of the floor and contract the muscles located at the base of each shoulder blade and near the spine at the level of mid-back and upper low back pulling the shoulder blades down toward your buttocks and back into the floor.
The aircraft flew the briefed mandatory G warm-up maneuver, pulling about four to six Gs, before commencing the one-versus-one mission.
There have been several attempts to untie these knots, including pulling the SONET string, pulling the ATM string, pulling the IP string, and pulling several strings together.
After 45 minutes of fighting and pulling and reeling, we landed an 18-inch catfish on a rod and reel designed to catch pan fish.
Pulling the motor out of the back of the Toyota all-terrain vehicle, I felt a jolt of excitement.
As you have probably noticed, all of these activities involve pulling movements.