Pulling vs Lug - What's the difference?

pulling | lug |

As a verb pulling

is .

As a noun pulling

is the act by which something is pulled.

As an initialism lug is

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  • Noun

    (en noun)
  • The act by which something is pulled.
  • lug



    (en noun)
  • The act of hauling or dragging.
  • a hard lug
  • That which is hauled or dragged.
  • The pack is a heavy lug .
  • Anything that moves slowly.
  • (Ascham)
  • A lug nut.
  • (electricity) A device for terminating an electrical conductor to facilitate the mechanical connection; to the conductor it may be crimped to form a cold weld, soldered or have pressure from a screw.
  • A part of something which sticks out, used as a handle or support.
  • A fool, a large man.
  • (UK) An ear or ear lobe.
  • A wood box used for transporting fruit or vegetables.
  • (slang) A request for money, as for political purposes.
  • They put the lug on him at the courthouse.
  • (UK, dialect) A rod or pole.
  • (Wright)
  • (UK, dialect) A measure of length equal to 16½ feet.
  • * Spenser
  • Eight lugs of ground.
  • (nautical) A lugsail.
  • (harness) The leather loop or ear by which a shaft is held up.
  • A lugworm.
  • Derived terms

    * (lug nut) lug nut * (large man) big lug * (protruding support) launch lug


  • To haul or drag along (especially something heavy); to carry.
  • Why do you always lug around so many books?
  • * Collier
  • They must divide the image among them, and so lug off every one his share.
  • To run at too slow a speed.
  • When driving up a hill, choose a lower gear so you don't lug the engine.
  • (nautical) To carry an excessive amount of sail for the conditions prevailing.
  • Derived terms

    * luggage


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