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1. A bar across the rear of a tractor for hitching machinery.
2. A railroad coupler.
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(Automotive Engineering) a strong metal bar on a tractor, locomotive, etc, bearing a hook or link and pin to attach a trailer, wagon, etc
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a heavy metal bar attached to the rear of a tractor and used as a hitch for pulling machinery.
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Noun1.drawbar - a strong metal bar bearing a hook to attach something to be pulled
bar - a rigid piece of metal or wood; usually used as a fastening or obstruction or weapon; "there were bars in the windows to prevent escape"
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Lee Spring also offer enhanced extension performance in their Drawbar design which uses a compression spring to provide a solid stop and safety retention.
In turn, the tractive performance of a tractor is obtained by performing a drawbar test, in which the tractor pulls a given load across a concrete track (SILVEIRA & SIERRA., 2010).
SDLG graders also feature an asymmetric drawbar ball stud that can be rotated 180-degrees to keep the drawbar in horizontal level position to aid fine grading.
SDLG's graders also feature an asymmetric drawbar ball stud that can be rotated 180[degrees] to keep the drawbar in horizontal level position - vital when performing fine grading.
Fabricated from heat treated alloy steel for strength and durability, these Clay Reamers are available with a built-in 20K, 30K or 45K swivel or drawbar, pin or rear connection.
Tesco, the largest retailer in the UK and one of the largest in the world, has introduced its first temperature-controlled drawbar vehicle, fitted with Carrier Transicold Supra[TM] truck refrigeration technology to help improve the efficiency of express store deliveries.
Before 1960, most garden tractors got the work done with less than 6 horsepower at the drawbar. Today, not all small tractors are designed with pulling in mind--even those with more than 25 horsepower--but they all have a purpose, and we aim to help you make the right choice.