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To push something is to move it by the application of force. Although depending on context, push may have many other meanings. In physics, the force experienced by a body is defined as the rate of change of momentum with time. ...


Arts and Media

Sapphire (born Ramona Lofton in 1950 in Fort Ord, California) is the pen name of a highly acclaimed African American author and performance poet. ... A television program is the content of television broadcasting. ... Push, Nevada, in the same vein as shows like Twin Peaks, was an American mystery series set in the fictional town of Push, Nevada. ... A television program is the content of television broadcasting. ... Opening logo to the Star Wars films Star Wars is an epic science fantasy saga and fictional universe created by writer/producer/director George Lucas during the 1970s. ... In the fictional Star Wars universe, Force powers are the manifestations of a Jedi/Siths connection with the Force. ... Push was matchbox twentys breakthrough single. ... This article does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... The Sydney Push was a predominantly left-wing intellectual sub-culture in Sydney from the late 1940s to the early 70s. ... The Sydney Opera House on Sydney Harbour Sydney (pronounced ) is the most populous city in Australia, with a metropolitan area population of over 4. ... Jay Bocook is a professional composer and arranger, and also the Director of Athletic Bands at Furman University in Greenville, South Carolina. ... M.I.K.E. (Mike Dierickx) is a Belgian DJ, often found under the alias Push. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... DJ or dj may stand for Disc jockey, dinner jacket The DeadJournal website, or Djibouti. ... The first album from UK boyband Bros in 1988. ... An eroge (erotic game) is a Japanese video or computer game that features erotic content, usually in the form of anime-style artwork. ...

Economics

Cost-push inflation or supply-shock inflation is a type of inflation caused by large increases in the cost of important goods or services where no suitable alternative is available. ...

Gambling

  • In blackjack, a push is when the dealer and one or more players end with the same point value.
  • In sports betting, a push is a game that is tied when the point spread is factored in.

Blackjack, The face cards (Jack, Queen, and King) and the ten count as 10 points, and the Ace counts as 1 or 11. ... Look up dealer in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Sports betting is the general activity of predicting sports results by making a wager on the outcome of a sporting event. ...

Sports

Double push or DP is an inline speed skating technique. ... Look up skating in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... In professional wrestling, a push is an attempt by the booker to make the wrestler win more matches and become more popular with the fans. ...

Technology

  • In computer languages, push is also a command used to add an item to a stack.
  • In server technologies, Push is a specific method of content delivery.
  • In telephony, Push to talk is a method of conversing.
  • In older distributions of Linux push is a command to start an Internet connection. It has mostly been replaced by dhcpd.

Simple representation of a stack In computer science, a stack is a temporary abstract data type and data structure based on the principle of Last In First Out (LIFO). ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with Push media. ... Content delivery describes the delivery of digital media content such as digital audio or digital video over a delivery medium such as broadcasting or the Internet. ... Push-to-Talk (PTT), also known as Press-to-Transmit, is a method of conversing on half-duplex communication lines, including two-way radio, using a momentary button to switch from voice reception mode to transmit mode. ... Linux (IPA pronunciation: ) is a Unix-like computer operating system family. ...

Miscellaneous

  • Operation PUSH (People United To Serve Humanity) is a non-profit organization with social mission.
  • Push is a talking and walking trashcan in Tomorrowland.
  • The Rocks Push, a criminal gang operating in the The Rocks in Sydney.

Jesse Jackson formed two non-profit organizations, Operation PUSH (People United To Serve Humanity) in 1971 and the National Rainbow Coalition in 1984. ... Tomorrowland is one of the many themed lands at the many Magic Kingdom-style parks run by The Walt Disney Company around the world. ... The Rocks Push was a notorious gang, which dominated the Sydney Rocks area (The Rocks) of Sydney, Australia from 1870s to the end of the 1890s. ... George Street, the main street of The Rocks The Rocks is a tourist precinct and historic area near the central business district (CBD) of Sydney, Australia. ...

Medical

  • A push (or Pulsion) is an uncontrollable outward push sensation or swelling. See Ménière's disease as an example.

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Push poll - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (434 words)
A push poll is a political campaign technique in which an individual or organization attempts to influence or alter the view of respondents under the guise of conducting a poll.
Push polls are generally viewed as a form of negative campaigning.
Perhaps the most famous alleged use of push polls is in the 2000 United States Republican Party primaries, when it was alleged that George W. Bush's campaign used push polling to torpedo the campaign of Senator John McCain.
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