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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model #bo-903tb (lamp) model # sh-1025 (shade) 30 each cal lighting- floor lamp, wrought iron, with pull chain and shade.
A shift is underway from mechanical levelers operated by pull chain to air and hydraulic levelers operated with the push of a button.
1896 - Harvey Hubbell patents electric light bulb socket with a pull chain.
How many wires/leads are in a three-speed ceiling fan pull chain switch?
; 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.