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trac·tor

 (trăk′tər)
n.
1. A vehicle having a powerful gasoline or diesel motor and usually large, heavily treaded rear tires, used especially for pulling farm implements or machinery.
2. A truck having a cab and no body, used for pulling large vehicles such as vans or trailers.
3.
a. An airplane propeller mounted in front of the supporting surfaces.
b. An airplane having such a propeller.
4. A toothed mechanism that automatically advances perforated continuous-form paper through a computer printer.

[From Latin tractus, past participle of trahere, to draw.]

tractor

(ˈtræktə)
n
1. (Automotive Engineering) a motor vehicle used to pull heavy loads, esp farm machinery such as a plough or harvester. It usually has two large rear wheels with deeply treaded tyres
2. (Automotive Engineering) a short motor vehicle with a powerful engine and a driver's cab, used to pull a trailer, as in an articulated lorry
3. (Aeronautics) an aircraft with its propeller or propellers mounted in front of the engine
[C18: from Late Latin: one who pulls, from trahere to drag]

trac•tor

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(ˈtræk tər)

n.
1. a powerful motor-driven vehicle with large, heavy treads, used for pulling farm machinery, other vehicles, etc.
2. a short truck with a driver's cab but no body, designed for hauling a trailer or semitrailer.
3. something used for drawing or pulling.
4. an airplane with a propeller mounted at the front, so as to exert pull.
[1855–60; < Latin trac-, variant s. of trahere to pull, draw + -tor -tor]
traction, tractor - Traction and tractor trace back to Latin tractus, "drawing, pulling," and trahere, "draw, pull."
See also related terms for pulling.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.tractor - a wheeled vehicle with large wheelstractor - a wheeled vehicle with large wheels; used in farming and other applications
bulldozer, dozer - large powerful tractor; a large blade in front flattens areas of ground
self-propelled vehicle - a wheeled vehicle that carries in itself a means of propulsion
skidder - a tractor used to haul logs over rough terrain
2.tractor - a truck that has a cab but no bodytractor - a truck that has a cab but no body; used for pulling large trailers or vans
motortruck, truck - an automotive vehicle suitable for hauling
Translations
تراكْتور، جَرّار زِراعيجَرَّار
traktor
traktor
traktorivetoautovetolaiteveturi
traktor
traktor
dráttarvél
トラクター
트랙터
traktorius
traktors
traktor
traktor
traktor
รถแทรกเตอร์
máy kéo

tractor

[ˈtræktəʳ]
A. Ntractor m
B. CPD tractor drive Ntractor m
tractor driver Ntractorista mf
tractor feed Narrastre m de papel por tracción

tractor

[ˈtræktər] ntracteur mtractor-trailer [ˌtræktərˈtreɪlər] n (US)semi-remorque m

tractor

n
Traktor m, → Trecker m, → Zugmaschine f
(of truck)Sattelschlepper m

tractor

:
tractor driver
nTraktorfahrer(in) m(f), → Traktorist(in) m(f)
tractorfeed
n (Comput) → Traktor m
tractor-trailer
n (Aut) → Sattelzug m

tractor

[ˈtræktəʳ] ntrattore m

tractor

(ˈtrӕktə) noun
a motor vehicle for pulling especially agricultural machinery. I can drive a tractor.

tractor

جَرَّار traktor traktor Traktor τρακτέρ tractor traktori tracteur traktor trattore トラクター 트랙터 tractor traktor traktor trator трактор traktor รถแทรกเตอร์ traktör máy kéo 拖拉机

trac·tor

n. tractor, instrumento o máquina usada para aplicar tracción.
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