pull tab


Definition of 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 Mike and Missy Wagner made the rounds in neon green volunteer shirts, selling pull tab tickets to raise money for charity. Dan Horn, The Enquirer, 15 Aug. 2022 Other embellishments include a pull tab on the front grille, sporting the retro PSB logo. Mark Sparrow, Forbes, 1 July 2022 The envelope has a pull tab that should be left on to prevent the mail carrier from seeing your personal information. Iris Samuels, Anchorage Daily News, 7 May 2022 Other features, like a vertical pull tab that makes the shoes easy to slip on and off, a padded tongue and collar, and a breathable textile lining, round out the finishing touches. Madeline Diamond, Travel + Leisure, 8 July 2020 Also, many models offer easy-on pull tabs to make putting your boots on a little more convenient. The Editors, Field & Stream, 12 May 2020 The best activities bars once offered were pull tabs, pool tables, darts, and maybe the occasional pub trivia game. Naomi Tomky, Fortune, 27 Dec. 2019 In addition, Burger Dive, from Nick O’Leary and Josh Thoma of Smack Shack, will have a full bar, pull tabs and a weekly meat raffle. Jess Fleming, Twin Cities, 19 Sep. 2019 In addition, Alaska already has a vibrant nonprofit gaming industry, with everything from bingo and pull tabs to salmon derbies and the Nenana Ice Classic. James Brooks, Anchorage Daily News, 15 Feb. 2020 See More

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First Known Use of pull tab

1963, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of pull tab was in 1963

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Last Updated

24 Aug 2022

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“Pull tab.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pull%20tab. Accessed 25 Sep. 2022.

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