Meaning of pullback

pull•back

Pronunciation: (pool'bak"), [key]
— n.
  1. the act of pulling back, esp. a retreat or a strategic withdrawal of troops; pullout.
  2. that which pulls something back or impedes its forward movement.
  3. a device for pulling a moving part to its original position.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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