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1. A bar across the rear of a tractor for hitching machinery.
2. A railroad coupler.


(Automotive Engineering) a strong metal bar on a tractor, locomotive, etc, bearing a hook or link and pin to attach a trailer, wagon, etc



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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Engineers took two military jeeps off the production line and called them "CJ-1" for "Civilian Jeep." Modifications included addition of tailgates, lower gearing and drawbars. A civilian-style top was designed to be offered as an option.
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The regulation classifies coupling heads, balls, pins and brackets, drawbars and drawbar eyes.
Customizable ProMetrix spindles are available in block, cluster and cartridge designs and configurable to include a variety of bearing configurations, hybrid bearing types styles, lubrication methods, spindle noses, belt drive packages, drawbars, and more.
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By the way, I do not recommend putting grease directly on sears and hammers, but it can be very helpful on drawbars and big moving parts.
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