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The meaning of Traction

Traction – definition


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

Usage examples:

A primitive vehicle used in animal traction

The grip of a tyre on a road or a wheel on a rail.

Usage examples:

His car hit a patch of ice and lost traction

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

Usage examples:

Analysts predicted that the technology would rapidly gain traction in the corporate mobile market

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.

Usage examples:

His leg is in traction

The ability of a wheel or tire to hold the ground without sliding

Usage examples:

I reduce the air pressure in all four tires during winter for better traction on slick, icy roads.,…

Traction translation into English

Traction: translate from English into Chinese

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牵引力, 拖

Traction: translate from English into Dutch

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Tractie, Voortrekking

Traction: translate from English into French

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Traction, Extension

Traction: translate from English into German

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Traktion, Zugkraft, Bodenhaftung, Zugleistung, Streckverband, Ziehkraft

Traction: translate from English into Hindi

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संकर्षण, कर्षण, झोंका

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Traction: translate from English into Korean

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견인, 견인력, 정지 마찰, 수축, 끄는 힘

Traction: translate from English into Russian

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Тяга, Тракция, Сила сцепления, Городской транспорт, Волочение

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Word origin

late Middle English (denoting contraction, such as that of a muscle): from French, or from medieval Latin tractio(n- ), from Latin trahere ‘draw, pull’. Current senses date from the early 19t

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