pulling power

noun

chiefly British
: the ability to attract a lot of people to a performance, event, etc.
a performer with a lot of pulling power

Examples of pulling power in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web While London may not compete with the A-list events in terms of its pulling power, its autumnal positioning just as awards season creaks into gear has given it both the chance to pick and choose the year’s most exciting titles while offering a potential boost as voters begin deliberating. Alex Ritman, The Hollywood Reporter, 3 Oct. 2023 The high pulling power of electric motors means drivers probably won’t notice the extra weight when accelerating. Peter Valdes-Dapena, CNN, 9 Aug. 2023 May is on course to be a more serious examination of Hollywood’s audience pulling power in China. Patrick Frater, Variety, 12 May 2023 Electric motors have a lot of pulling power, which is good for towing heavy loads, but doing so can greatly diminish driving range. Peter Valdes-Dapena, CNN, 5 Apr. 2023 In the District and its suburbs, the winds tore down trees, pulling power lines down with them. Martin Weil, Washington Post, 2 Apr. 2023

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“Pulling power.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pulling%20power. Accessed 1 Mar. 2024.

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