tractive force

noun

the force measured in the drawbar of a locomotive or tractor

Nearby words

  1. traction engine,
  2. traction epiphysis,
  3. traction load,
  4. tractive,
  5. tractive effort,
  6. tractor,
  7. tractor feed,
  8. tractor pull,
  9. tractor-trailer,
  10. tractorfeed

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