from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A withdrawal, especially of troops.
  • n. Change from a dive to level flight. Used of an aircraft.
  • n. An object designed to be pulled out.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A withdrawal, especially of armed forces
  • n. The change of the flight of an aircraft from a dive to level flight
  • n. An object, such as a newspaper supplement that can be pulled out from something else

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. to break off a military action with an enemy


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