A user-ID under TOPS-10 and its various mutant progeny at SAIL, BBN, CompuServe and elsewhere. Old-time hackers from the PDP-10 era sometimes use this to refer to user IDs on other systems as well.
[poo l-bak] /ˈpʊlˌbæk/ noun 1. the act of pulling back, especially a retreat or a strategic withdrawal of troops; pullout. 2. that which pulls something back or impedes its forward movement. 3. Machinery. a device for pulling a moving part to its original position.
noun 1. . [sel-bahy] /ˈsɛlˌbaɪ/ noun 1. the last date on which perishable food should be sold, usually established with some allowance for home storage under refrigeration. Compare . Idioms 2. past one’s / its sell-by date, Informal. past one’s or its prime; past the period of greatest vigor, success, etc.: an aging actress, well […]
[poo l-doun] /ˈpʊlˌdaʊn/ noun, Movies. 1. a mechanism that intermittently advances the film through the film gate of a camera or projector. [poo l-doun] /ˈpʊlˌdaʊn/ adjective 1. designed to be pulled down for use: a pull-down bed; a desk with a pull-down front. noun, adjective See dropdown See pull-down noun, adjective a menu of options […]
[poo l-doun] /ˈpʊlˌdaʊn/ adjective 1. designed to be pulled down for use: a pull-down bed; a desk with a pull-down front. noun, adjective a menu of options in a computer application extending down from the action bar like a window blind; also written pulldown Usage Note computing