Origin of tug
OTHER WORDS FROM tugtugger, nountugless, adjectiveun·tugged, adjective
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How to use tug in a sentence
The backward tug of this material’s gravity then causes the cluster to plunge closer and closer to the galactic center.The Milky Way’s most massive star cluster may have eaten a smaller cluster|Ken Croswell|September 29, 2020|Science News
For designers, though, possibly the most intriguing aspect of the Tik Tok tug-of-war is the report, first floated in the New York Times, that the leading candidate for CEO of the restructured entity is Instagram co-founder Kevin Systrom.How would Instagram co-founder Kevin Systrom redesign TikTok as CEO?|claychandler|September 22, 2020|Fortune
Foundational theories of morality have been locked in a perennial tug of war.
Foundational theories of morality have been locked in a perennial tug of war between the supernaturalism of Plato and the naturalism of his opponents.
Each star tends to keep the disk aligned with itself, and the tug-of-war warped and sheared the disk, and twisted the inner ring even further.A weirdly warped planet-forming disk circles a distant trio of stars|Lisa Grossman|September 3, 2020|Science News
These men and women will no doubt cause a tug a war in time.
The White House has been mediating the tug of war between the CIA and the committee over the redaction process.
But since then it has been subject to a tug of war with the CIA.Ex-CIA Top Lawyer: Release the ‘Black Site’ Report|Eli Lake|March 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
After this Euro-Russian tug of war, the sparks ignited in Kiev and Moscow.
Throughout the day, you would overhear chit-chat about the ongoing tug-of-war between libertarians and social conservatives.
He was given no reply save a muttered curse, a command to hold his tongue, and an angry tug at his tied arms.The Red Year|Louis Tracy
In fact, the true tug only begins when we try to carry the second line and the flanking machine guns.Gallipoli Diary, Volume I|Ian Hamilton
On this occasion, however, the tug appeared somewhat late on the scene, and hailed the Gull.
The drama, as far as the Gull-Light was concerned, ended that night with the disappearance of the tug and lifeboat.
Tug service for sailing ships or vessels without motive power is at the rate of $15 per hour.The Wonder Book of Knowledge|Various