an act or instance of pulling out; removal.
a withdrawal, as of troops or funds; pullback.
a maneuver by which an aircraft levels into horizontal flight after a dive.
a section of a newspaper or magazine that is complete in itself and may be removed and retained: a 24-page pullout of barbecue recipes.
an area at the side of a road where drivers may pull off for emergencies, to rest or view the scenery, etc.; pull-off.
designed to be pulled out or removed: pullout compartments in a desk.
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How to use pullout in a sentence
And if Tisei were to pull out a win, he would be the first non-incumbent openly gay Republican to win election to Congress.
Over the summer, Putin was asked about his threats to pull out of the convention.Britain’s PM Cameron And His Awful Assault on Human Rights Court | Nico Hines | October 3, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
As for his critics who say he was wrong to pull out of Iraq, the president showed some teeth.
This coincides with increasing fears that Britain will pull out of the European Union.A British Start to the Tour de France Forces the English to Wonder: What Does Being English Mean Anymore? | Clive Irving | July 6, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Not only did the President pull out all remaining troops from Iraq in 2011.
The driver did not see the 173 little girl with her box until it was almost too late to pull out.The Girls of Central High on the Stage | Gertrude W. Morrison
I feel mad enough to pull out my yellowest feathers, or upset my bath-tub.St. Nicholas, Vol. 5, No. 5, March, 1878 | Various
Lisud pag-ibut sa nagpuuk nga lansang, It is difficult to pull out a nail that is driven all the way in.A Dictionary of Cebuano Visayan | John U. Wolff
Look here, Master George; put your hand in my pocket, and pull out and open my big knife ready for me.Mass' George | George Manville Fenn
Pull out choker to closed position and start engine in usual manner.Marvel Carbureter and Heat Control | Anonymous
British Dictionary definitions for pull out
(tr) to extract
(intr) to depart: the train pulled out of the station
military to withdraw or escape or be withdrawn or rescued, as from a difficult situation
(intr) (of a motor vehicle, driver, etc)
to draw away from the side of the road
to draw out from behind another vehicle to overtake
(intr) to abandon a position or situation, esp a dangerous or embarrassing one
(foll by of) to level out or cause to level out (from a dive)
an extra leaf of a book that folds out
a removable section of a magazine, etc
a flight manoeuvre during which an aircraft levels out after a dive
a withdrawal from a position or situation, esp a dangerous or embarrassing one
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Other Idioms and Phrases with pullout
Leave, depart, as in The bus pulled out at noon. [Mid-1800s]
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