pullout: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (pool'out"), [key]
— n.
  1. an act or instance of pulling out; removal.
  2. a withdrawal, as of troops or funds; pullback.
  3. a maneuver by which an aircraft levels into horizontal flight after a dive.
  4. a section of a newspaper or magazine that is complete in itself and may be removed and retained: a 24-page pullout of barbecue recipes.
  5. an area at the side of a road where drivers may pull off for emergencies, to rest or view the scenery, etc.; pull-off.
  1. designed to be pulled out or removed: pullout compartments in a desk.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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