pull chain


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Noun1.pull chain - a chain (usually with a handle at the end) that is pulled in order to operate some mechanism (e.g. to flush a toilet)pull chain - a chain (usually with a handle at the end) that is pulled in order to operate some mechanism (e.g. to flush a toilet)
chain - a series of (usually metal) rings or links fitted into one another to make a flexible ligament
flush toilet, lavatory - a toilet that is cleaned of waste by the flow of water through it
pull - a device used for pulling something; "he grabbed the pull and opened the drawer"
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Founder Harvey Hubbell created early patents for the pull chain lamp socket and separable plug and receptacle, which pushed his company into an era of creat ivity; inventing new ways to serve its growing customer base of businesses, manufacturers, utilities and homeowners.
Usurp area that can fit 25 Parliaments and is worth ` 6,000 crore ; Slums pull chain on several of Delhi's public utility projects
My grandfather was in World War II and told me about a kit that included a brass pull chain and weight that you drop down the barrel to clear obstructions and clean the bore.
The capacitor and the pull chain switch are the only two components that control the fan speeds.
Her phobia means she will not use a public toilet or a WC with an old-fashioned pull chain.
The system may be equipped with manual pull chain, electric motor or air operation functionality.