Definition of Pullout

1. Noun. To break off a military action with an enemy.

Exact synonyms: Disengagement, Fallback
Generic synonyms: Retreat
Category relationships: Armed Forces, Armed Services, Military, Military Machine, War Machine
Derivative terms: Fall Back, Pull Out

Definition of Pullout

1. Noun. A withdrawal, especially of armed forces ¹

2. Noun. The change of the flight of an aircraft from a dive to level flight ¹

3. Noun. An object, such as a newspaper supplement that can be pulled out from something else ¹

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Definition of Pullout

1. a withdrawal [n -S] - See also: withdrawal

Lexicographical Neighbors of Pullout

pulling a train
pulling one's head in
pulling one's own weight
pulling one's weight
pulling out
pulling over
pulling teeth
pulling together
pullorum disease
pullout (current term)
pulls a train
pulls one's head in
pulls one's own weight
pulls one's weight
pulls over
pulls teeth
pulls together

Literary usage of Pullout

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Israel's Unilaterialism: Beyond Gaza by Robert Zelnick (2006)
"The pullout ON A WARM MID-AUGUST NIGHT, an estimated thirty to forty thousand Israeli civilians converged upon the northern Negev desert town of Netivot as ..."

2. NEHRP Recommended Provisions for Seismic Regulations for New Buildings and edited by Eugene Zeller (2001)
"pullout capacity is calculated as proposed by Shaikh, 1996. Possible contributions to tensile pullout capacity due to friction are neglected. ..."

3. NEHRP Commentary on the Gidelines for the Seismic Rehabilitation of Buildingsedited by Eugene Zeller edited by Eugene Zeller (2000)
"C7.6 Anchorage to Masonry Walls According to Section 8.3.12 of BSSC (1995), the pullout strength of anchors is governed by the strength of the steel or the ..."

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