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Origin of traction
OTHER WORDS FROM tractiontrac·tion·al, adjectivenon·trac·tion, noun
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Example sentences from the Web for traction
When this metric shows growth, that means the app is getting more traction.App store optimization success: Top five KPIs you must measure|Juned Ghanchi|August 28, 2020|Search Engine Watch
So, while you’re gaining traction, building SEO, and working your way to the top, you may need to take a different approach.Nine mistakes to avoid when contacting websites for backlinks|Raj Dosanjh|July 29, 2020|Search Engine Watch
It’s an offering that’s predictably gained traction among middle-class and lower income earners who typically found access to credit through traditional banks out of reach.Kenya is doubling down on regulating mobile loan apps to combat predatory lending|Yomi Kazeem|July 23, 2020|Quartz
Kershaw’s playoff struggles gained narrative traction, never mind that six of his eight outings over the three postseasons were quality starts, but the Dodgers asked more of him than a team with a quarter-billion-dollar budget had any business doing.The Dodgers’ Legacy May Depend On This Short Season|Robert O'Connell|July 13, 2020|FiveThirtyEight
It’ll take time and effort, but once you’re an authority, every other aspect of your marketing will gain more traction.How to build your brand authority through content marketing|Amanda Milligan|July 1, 2020|Search Engine Watch
“We really got traction in the last week but we never lost sight of Bergdahl,” he said.Here are the Taliban Terrorists Obama Released to Free POW Bowe Bergdahl|Eli Lake, Josh Rogin|May 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But perhaps the main reason Bevin never found any traction is because McConnell was prepared and waiting for him.Mitch McConnell Sends Tea Party a Message: Don't Get in My Way|Sam Youngman|May 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Taken out of context, the Virginia bill appears attractive, which is why such bills can get traction so quickly.Creationism’s Latest Trojan Horse Edges Toward Virginia Schools|Karl W. Giberson|January 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I had moved to L.A. and gotten a little bit of traction there, and I think my manager parlayed that into an audition.Kate McKinnon Is the Future of ‘Saturday Night Live’|Kevin Fallon|November 21, 2013|DAILY BEAST
What a critic feels has no traction at all—what matters is what the critic thinks in relation to what the writer intends.The Obligation to be Interesting: James Wolcott’s “Critical Mass”|William Giraldi|October 24, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The matter of traction power for these gun and armament trains near the front set a problem for the Ordnance Department to solve.America's Munitions 1917-1918|Benedict Crowell
In either case, the bending may be increased by the traction of muscles, and sometimes by the occurrence of greenstick fracture.
A serious inconvenience to the use of batteries in traction work is the necessary presence of the liquid in the jars.
He would tell this traction baron what manner of man he, Basine, was.Gargoyles|Ben Hecht
The Minneapolis traction engine is built both simple and compound.Farm Engines and How to Run Them|James H. Stephenson