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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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Visit www.visittughill.com for an online version of the Tug Hill Recreation Guide, (a guide to cross-country skiing, hiking, biking, canoeing/kayaking, and fishing access on Tug Hill).
Just as they were about to dock, the tug at the centre of the disaster - called the Dalkey - smashed into the car ferry causing more than EUR100,000 of damage.
"Negotiations with local stevedore contractors to move the LCMs and tug boats led to cost savings of over $40,000--that is 63 percent less than the original contract price," said Maj.
That said, the New Zealand port company argues that the tug is not a hybrid system.
Damen's RSD Tug 2513, unveiled in 2018, already boasts extreme green credentials, being fuel-efficient and IMO Tier III ready.
While the RSD Tug 2513 is a new vessel type for Multraship, the ASD Tug 3212 design is well-known to the companys personnel.
Merseyside Maritime Museum is the only British museum to have a sea-going vessel in its collection - the motor tug Brocklebank, dating from 1964.
Other long-lifers were the tugs Quaysider, launched at South Shields in 1914 and which ended her days in 1968 in Blyth, and the steam tug Joffre, built in 1916 and which continued until 1966.
His grandfather's lifelong friend, Robert Hunter, wrote the book A Tug's Rescue Work: the Autobiography of a Retired Tug Master and John can remember reading the draft.
When buying a tug, the customer identifies the type of airplane to be moved and Best fugs supplies a tug with appropriate software installed as well as the correct "quick lock" forks that mate the tug to the nose or tailwheel of the airplane.
These were said to include 17000 tons fleet tanker, 1500 and 600 tons high speed vessels for Pakistan Maritime Security Agency along with fast attack missile craft besides a 1x32 tons BP tug. Rear Admiral Nasir Shah said each and every worker of KS and EW was committed to complete these projects in time.
KARACHI -- Pakistan National Shipping Corporation (PNSC) has failed to enter into marine services business after the Karachi Port Trust (KPT) rejected its proposal for chartering of two tugs for the port, informed sources told Dawn on Friday.
Although he's better known for his exploits during the winter months, Barbary Castle-based King (right) knows what to do with a good horse on the level - as he demonstrated with Top Tug.