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Finally, the gravitational pull of the whole Milky Way galaxy can lure away some stars.
MILKY WAY’S TIDAL FORCES ARE SHREDDING A NEARBY STAR CLUSTERKEN CROSWELLAUGUST 18, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
Stellar gatherings such as the Hyades, known as open star clusters, are born with hundreds or thousands of stars that are held close to one another by their mutual gravitational pull.
THE STAR CLUSTER CLOSEST TO EARTH IS IN ITS DEATH THROESKEN CROSWELLJULY 24, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
As vehicle sales cooled over in recent years, EVs have resisted the pull of gravity, selling roughly a million new units every six months since 2018.
ELECTRIC CARS GOT CRUSHED IN 2020, BUT NEXT YEAR COULD BE THEIR BESTMICHAEL J. CORENJULY 16, 2020QUARTZ
The rider lies on a bed, head pointing toward the center of the carousel, which spins to exert a horizontal centri­fugal force out toward the feet that’s as strong as the downward pull of gravity.
WHAT WILL ASTRONAUTS NEED TO SURVIVE THE DANGEROUS JOURNEY TO MARS?MARIA TEMMINGJULY 15, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
Those waves, called tidal waves, are created by the gravitational pull of the sun or moon.
SCIENTISTS SAY: TSUNAMICAROLYN WILKEJUNE 15, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
Strange to say, the silken cord yielded to the first pull, as if nothing had been wrong with it at all!
THE GIANT OF THE NORTHR.M. BALLANTYNE
Never grasp a Fern plant from above and try to pull it away, as this will be almost sure to result in damage.
HOW TO KNOW THE FERNSS. LEONARD BASTIN
"I ordered you not to come," said Aspinall: "I can still pull a trigger, Sir," replied the man.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
This harmless image of a fierce beast Yung Pak would pull about the floor with a string by the hour.
OUR LITTLE KOREAN COUSINH. LEE M. PIKE
To pull through such a siege, the old settlers usually did much better than the new.
THE HOMESTEADEROSCAR MICHEAUX
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO PULL

  • absorption
  • adherence
  • adhesion
  • constriction
  • contraction
  • drag
  • draught
  • drawing
  • grip
  • haulage
  • pull
  • pulling
  • purchase
  • resorption
  • strain
  • stress
  • stretch
  • suck
  • suction
  • towage
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