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What is a pull?

  1. Aug 1, 2004 #1
    what is a pull?
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  3. Aug 1, 2004 #2


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    A force directed away from an object.

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  4. Aug 3, 2004 #3


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    ??? what object?

    I would say a "pull" is a force directed toward the source of the force.
  5. Aug 3, 2004 #4
    its the smae thing isnt it.
  6. Aug 4, 2004 #5


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    I would say in the same vein, "what source of force?" Forces act upon bodies. To me at least, it makes more sense to describe it in terms of the object being pulled.
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