Traction Meaning and Definition


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Traction meaning

Word: Traction

How to pronounce: trækʃn

Noun

Definitions:

1. The action of drawing or pulling something over a surface, especially a road or track.

Example sentences: "A primitive vehicle used in animal traction"

2. The grip of a tire on a road or a wheel on a rail.

Example sentences: "His car hit a patch of ice and lost traction"

3. The extent to which a product, idea, etc., gains popularity or acceptance.

Example sentences: "Analysts predicted that the technology would rapidly gain traction in the corporate market"

4. The application of a sustained pull on a limb or muscle, especially in order to maintain the position of a fractured bone or to correct a deformity.

Example sentences: "His leg is in traction"


Synonyms:

clutch

adhesion

drawbar

grip

thrust

draw rod

propulsion

traction bar

electric traction


Derivations:

tractive

tractable

tractor


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Traction in Other Languages...

Spanish: Tracción

German: Traktion

French: Traction

Italian: Trazione

Turkish: çekiş


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