pull tab


: a metal tab (as on a can) pulled to open the container

Examples of pull tab in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web These ankle boots are made from quality rubber with a sweet ribbon pull tab at the back. Leonora Epstein, Peoplemag, 3 May 2024 One-year moratorium on new electronic pull tab locations Another change that concerns Mulrooney, the founder of Shirley’s Way, is a one-year moratorium on licensing new electronic pull tab locations starting on July 1, 2024. The Courier-Journal, 9 Apr. 2024 Plus, the shoes are easy to get on and take off thanks to their slip-on design, which includes a pull tab at the back. Isabel Garcia, Peoplemag, 27 Jan. 2024 Here, pull the drawer open a little bit first, exposing a hook holding the pull tabs of the garbage bag inside. Condé Nast, WIRED, 9 Jan. 2024 These feature a classic Chelsea boot design — including a low 1.5-inch heel, lug sole, and pull tab — that is versatile enough for everyday wear. Courtney Leiva, Peoplemag, 3 Jan. 2024 The pull tabs make the boot easy to slide on and off – hello, airport security. Nneya Richards, Travel + Leisure, 30 Dec. 2023 Then disconnect the battery by pulling the pull tab or using your cover removal tool to help. Saira Mueller, WIRED, 3 Dec. 2023 Image: iFixit The Legion Go uses pull tabs for battery removal. Wes Davis, The Verge, 22 Nov. 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1963, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of pull tab was in 1963

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“Pull tab.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pull%20tab. Accessed 13 Jun. 2024.

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