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pull-up

[poo l-uhp] /ˈpʊlˌʌp/
noun
1.
an exercise consisting of chinning oneself, as on a horizontal bar attached at each end to a doorpost.
2.
a flight maneuver in which an aircraft climbs sharply from level flight.
Origin of pull-up
1850-1855
1850-55; noun use of verb phrase pull up
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