Sentence Examples with the word pulling

To drive the air out of this skin by pressing on it, or even by walking on it, would be easy; to fill it again with air by pulling its sides apart with his fingers would be so irksome that he would soon learn to distend it by means of strings.

In obedience to a sign from Ahab, Starbuck was now pulling obliquely across Stubb's bow; and when for a minute or so the two boats were pretty near to each other, Stubb hailed the mate.

Sliding her hand inside his shirt collar, she worked it around to the back of his neck, pulling his lips down hard on hers.

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In the manufacture of a wine-glass the ductility of glass is illustrated on a small scale by the process of pulling out the, leg.

He glared at her, then unbuttoned his tac gear, pulling his arms free and pushing it down to his waist to reveal the dark T-shirt beneath.

You would have almost thought they were pulling down the cursed Bastille, such wild cries they raised, as the now useless brick and mortar were being hurled into the sea.

He squeezed lightly then circled his arms around her, pulling her into his body.

The teeth enable the climber to scale a vertical wall by holding to the ice while pulling yourself upward.

The weir is raised again by pulling up the shutters to a horizontal position by their bottom chains from a special boat, or from a foot-bridge on movable frames, together with their trestles and the props which are replaced in their shoes.

Instead of responding, she concentrated on pulling his energy into her body then pushed it back.