To disappear; take a powder: That may be exactly why he’s pulled a vanishing act
[1981+; fr a magician’s vanishing or causing someone to do so; in the form do a vanishing act found by 1923]
[puhl-pek-tuh-mee] /pʌlˈpɛk tə mi/ noun, plural pulpectomies. Dentistry. 1. the removal of all the tissue in a tooth in the course of endodontic therapy. pulpectomy pul·pec·to·my (pŭl-pěk’tə-mē) n. Removal of the dental pulp, including that in the roots.
- Pull a train
verb phrase Of a woman, to do the sex act with several men serially: taking some dame in the woods and making her pull a train (1965+ Motorcyclists)
- Pulp horn
pulp horn n. An elongation of the pulp of the tooth that extends toward the cusp.
pulpifaction pul·pi·fac·tion (pŭl’pə-fāk’shən) n. Reduction of tissue to a pulpy condition.