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pullout

[poo l-out] /ˈpʊlˌaʊt/
noun
1.
an act or instance of pulling out; removal.
2.
a withdrawal, as of troops or funds; pullback.
3.
a maneuver by which an aircraft levels into horizontal flight after a dive.
4.
a section of a newspaper or magazine that is complete in itself and may be removed and retained:
a 24-page pullout of barbecue recipes.
5.
an area at the side of a road where drivers may pull off for emergencies, to rest or view the scenery, etc.; pull-off.
adjective
6.
designed to be pulled out or removed:
pullout compartments in a desk.
Origin
1815-1825
1815-25; noun, adj. use of verb phrase pull out
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Examples from the web for pullout
  • In our special pullout section you'll find ten ready-made trips for the next calendar year.
  • Three small pullout areas where drivers can pull off the roadway completely, if necessary.
Word Origin and History for pullout
n.

also pull-out, 1825, "withdrawal," from pull (v.) + out (adv.). As "detachable section or page of a newspaper, magazine, etc." from 1952.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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