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.
Ram has announced an uptick in power for its Ram 2018 3500 that sets a new benchmark for pulling power in its pickup class by edging it past the Ford 2017 F-350 in terms of torque to take the crown of having the highest pulling power of any pickup truck in its class.
The cars will also have new wheels, a new front splitter, new rear carbon fibre spoiler and bigger brakes as the GTS-R packs a 595bhp punch, producing fantastic pulling power low down and making an amazing noise.
Several years ago, I joined Beatles fans from across the universe on the city's Magical Mystery Tour bus, and, since then, I've never taken the band's importance, or pulling power, for granted.
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.
The APS75 provides up to 7,500 pounds of continuous pulling power to tackle a comprehensive range of pulling applications.
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.
Offering 2000 lbs of pulling power, the winch includes a 29' cable, and is capable of handling a 5000 lb.
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.