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trac·tor

(trak'tŏr, tōr),
An instrument for exerting traction on an organ or structure.
[Mod. L. a drawer, see traction]
A popular term for a molecule—e.g., a carrier protein—that links to a poorly- or non-antigenic molecule—e.g., a hapten—enhancing its immunogenicity and mediating transportation through the cell or body

tractor

(trăk′tor) [L., drawer]
Any device or instrument for applying traction.
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The modern farm tractor has features beyond the imaginations of early tractor designers.
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A farm tractor was defined as a two- or four-wheel-drive vehicle or track vehicle with a >20-horsepower engine, designed to furnish the power to pull, carry, propel, or drive implements designed for agricultural activities (2).
A farm tractor caused a huge queue of traffic behind it, with drivers forced to crawl along at less than 20mph.
The farm tractor represents a significant hazard for farmers.
A farmer was in a critical condition after being air-lifted to hospital with head and leg injuries suffered when the farm tractor he was driving was in a collision with an articulated lorry on the A5 at Gailey, near Cannock.
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3 million worth of farm tractor from the Department of Agriculture.