pullout

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From the verb phrase pull out.

Noun[edit]

pullout (plural pullouts)

  1. A withdrawal, especially of armed forces.
  2. The change of the flight of an aircraft from a dive to level flight.
  3. An object, such as a newspaper supplement, that can be pulled out from something else.
  4. (typography) Synonym of liftout (quotation given special visual treatment)
  5. An area by the side of a road where vehicles may temporarily stop in safety. Typical pullouts allow drivers and passengers to safely exit the vehicle but rarely have additional amenities.
    • 2018 April 1, Elias, Paul; Le, Phoung, www.usnews.com[1], Associated Press;U.S. News and World Report, retrieved 2018-04-05:
      Capt. Greg Baarts with the CHP Northern Division says information pulled from the SUV's software shows the vehicle was stopped at the highway pullout before it accelerated straight off the cliff.

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