push-pull

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push-pull (not comparable)

  1. Operated by pushing and pulling.
    • 1946, George Johnston, Skyscrapers in the Mist, page 35:
      I thought he was rather foolish when he selected the revolving door instead of taking the orthodox push-pull door at the side.
    1. (rail transport) Operating with locomotives at both the head and rear of a train.
      • 2019 October, Rhodri Clark, “TfW seeks PRM derogation for Class 37 sets”, in Modern Railways, page 87:
        The coaches require modifications, including work to ensure they can work in push-pull mode with Class 67 locos.
  2. Having two electronic devices in opposite phase.

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