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Verb: pull through  pûl throo
  1. Continue in existence after (an adversity, etc.)
    "He pulled through the cancer against all odds";
    - survive, pull round, come through, make it
  2. Bring into safety
    "We pulled through most of the victims of the bomb attack";
    - save, carry through, bring through
Noun: pull-through  pûl throo
  1. Cleaning implement consisting of an oily rag attached by a cord to a weight; is pulled through the barrel of a rifle or handgun to clean it

Derived forms: pulling through, pulled through, pull-throughs, pulls through

Type of: cleaning device, cleaning equipment, cleaning implement, defeat, get the better of, overcome

Encyclopedia: Pull through