tug


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Synonyms for tug

Synonyms for tug

to exert force so as to move (something) toward the source of the force

to exert one's mental or physical powers, usually under difficulty and to the point of exhaustion

a sudden motion, such as a pull

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a sudden abrupt pull

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a powerful small boat designed to pull or push larger ships

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pull hard

strive and make an effort to reach a goal

tow (a vessel) with a tug

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carry with difficulty

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move by pulling hard

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pull or strain hard at

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struggle in opposition

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He said that the successful and timely delivery of number of vessels with varying sizes and capacities including similar 32 Tons BP Tug by KS and EW has made all of us proud and confident.
This month, the marine transport firm received the first of three new ATB tugs from the Conrad Orange Shipyard in Orange, Texas.
According to official sources, KPT in August last year invited bids for chartering of two berthing tugs of 75 tonnes Bullard Pull on a hiring basis from national and international firms with a charter period of three years.
ON THE LEVEL Hurdles winner Top Tug is just as effective on the Flat
To our knowledge, the contribution of the land-breeze front to precipitation enhancement over Tug Hill has not been recognized previously.
The chief guest in his address said that construction of 32 Tons BP Tug highlighted the mission of the Ministry of Defence Production to make Pakistan self reliance in shipbuilding.
Simultaneously, Kotug Smit Towage commenced a charter of a Damen-built ASD 2810 Hybrid tug, which was renamed Hampshire during Kotug Smit's 'Herring with friends-party' - a traditional Dutch event to mark the beginning of the herring season - in Rotterdam, said a statement.
Yet despite widespread concern that the only remaining tug, in Orkney, was also to be withdrawn - and an ongoing campaign to reinstate the second tug - SNP MPs did not take part in the specially organised events to consider the issue.
Currently, a BHP Billiton subsidiary operates the only towage services at the port, with a fleet of 18 tugs.
After dominating the aviation industry for more than 60 years, the old-fashioned aircraft tow tug seems ready to retire.
The new Damen ASD 2411 is the port's first ASD tug.
Shaikh Khaled also toured and inspected the tug boat after the ceremony.
The tug and barge industry touches every single person's life in Alaska because of the spectrum of deliveries brought to and taken from Alaska, foundational to commerce at all levels.
If your dog finds leash-tug more reinforcing than high-value treats, or happily swaps back and forth between leash and tug toy, the incompatible-behavior approach doesn't work.
NSW currently operates over 30 vessels and performs 12,500 tug jobs per year.