Definition Of pulls


(of a lineman) withdraw from position and cross parallel to and behind the line of scrimmage to block opposing players for a runner.

With the linemen pulling , there always is one defender who is unblocked.

(of a vehicle or person) move steadily in a specified direction or to reach a specified point.

the bus was about to pull away

a force drawing someone or something in a particular direction or course of action.

the pull of the water tore her away

an act of taking hold of something and exerting force to draw it toward one.

give the hair a quick pull, and it comes out by the roots

cancel or withdraw (an entertainment or advertisement).

the gig was pulled at the first sign of difficulty

More Definitions

Example Of pulls