pulling power


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pulling power

The ability or power to draw people in, as by having particularly unique, interesting, famous, desirable, etc., qualities or characteristics. The restaurant has been capitalizing on the pulling power of its celebrity chef to drum up huge crowds in its opening week. The attraction, at one time, had enormous pulling power but is now regarded as little more than a tourist trap.
See also: power, pull
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Their indomitable courage and faith, Martin's physical strength and the pulling power of their two ring-boned horses --this was their capital.
Prior to that incident, it was the PPP who was known for their pulling power and massive rallies.
0-litre petrol engine in the TT Sportback generates an impressive 400bhp at 6,400 rpm, and 450 Nm of torque between 2,400 and 6,000 rpm, with more than 300Nm of pulling power available from just 1,900 rpm, yet it is also good for up to 40mpg, with CO emissions of 162 grams per kilometre.
PULLING POWER Tony Heffernan, Mike O'Shea and Claire Kavanagh on Conor Pass mountain yesterday
The APS75 provides up to 7,500 pounds of continuous pulling power to tackle a comprehensive range of pulling applications.
A greener, blooming city could be a major attraction with huge pulling power and potential for our city to boom in the future.
from steam to diesel, diesel to electric, electric engines have got lighter and thus their pulling power has got less.
Red or black cars are often thought to have the greatest pulling power.
Where and why: Formerly a dental hospital, this traditional, five-star hotel certainly has pulling power.
Combination Pliers (47CF) - Talon Grip(TM) for more pulling power and diamond tip serrations for up to 57 percent more pulling power
It's a measure of the pulling power of Gervais that he persuaded Ralph Fiennes and Emily Watson to appear in cameos.
It was particularly impressed by the way the Audi-developed engine combines pulling power, economy and excellent handling.
The television production company behind ITV's motoring programme Pulling Power has relocated to Stratford from its previous base in Banbury.
5-litre petrol engine from the Focus ST and is aimed at downsizers who want a smaller 4WD without forgoing the pulling power to which they have become accustomed.