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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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Special thanks also to the West Yorkshire Advanced Motorcyclists who marshall the event at road junctions to help with the safe passage of a convoy of 114 tractors.
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Tractors are often used on surfaces with poor traction, where 4wd is a huge benefit For basic mowing on relatively level ground, 4wd doesn't really offer any advantages, and it may do even more damage to finished lawns than 2-wheel drive tractors.
As new emission regulations take effect, we will see more tractors that consume diesel exhaust fluid (DEF).
For the study of engine load modes during trac tor's operational period two tractors Massey Ferguson MF 6499 were chosen, which had worked similar hours in different farms.
KIOTI tractors are supported by a nationwide, factory trained, dealer network.
We have four tractor sets to give away today, each worth pounds 75, including a Case IH Puma 210 Tractor, Case IH Quadrac 535, John Deere 8330 Tractor and John Deere 648GIII Log Skidder.
We hope to regain and reclaim the world record for the greatest number of vintage tractors working simultaneously".