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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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Several factors like easy inclusion of agricultural machinery, hike in government support, high demand for crops on a global scale, rising population, advents in technology, and others are expected to simplify the farming process and garner traction for the agricultural tractors market on a global scale.
On the basis of end use the global terminal tractors market is further segmented as port terminal applications, intermodal facility and other application.
Through extensive research, Andrew learned that when the 20-40 was in production, Case purchased Davis Motor Co., Milwaukee, and used engines produced by that company in their early tractors. "Later, they produced their own opposed twin engine in their own foundry and manufacturing facilities," he says.
The principal activity of the company is assembly/manufacture of agri tractors for which components are procured from approximately 150 vending industries including group companies in the normal course of business.
The 24th annual Olde Tyme Tractor Show is scheduled for Saturday and Sunday, July 20-21 at Lake Hillsboro Park, Hillsboro, IL.
He said people of about 68 village councils relied on tractors for transportation of goods, particularly construction material.
The assemblers are also going to see the cash crunch due to low demand of tractors and stuck up billions of rupees of GST refunds with FBR.
'According to the plan, Minister of Land Management, Urban Planning and Construction Chea Sophara is providing two beach cleaning tractors to Preah Sihanouk province, while one tractor each will go to Kampot and Kep provinces for beach cleaning,' Min said.
Mohammad Shahid Hussain, Chief Executive Officer Al-Ghazi Tractors Ltd, the producers of New Holland tractors in Pakistan, said that recently the government of Punjab recommended change in policy to allow duty and tax free import of up to five years old used tractors.
In the afternoon the tractors will travel through Bolsterstone, winding up at Oxspring.
However, tractor overturns were still resulting in high numbers of fatalities, as many tractors did not have ROPS, and new tractors were still being sold without ROPS.