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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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8, Safety for Agricultural Equipment, required that ROPS be provided on all new tractors and meet appropriate engineering standards.
These tractors can be configured with many different options, but most come with a live power takeoff (PTO), a three-point hitch, and hydraulics for lifting and moving attachments.
According to Agriculture Machinery Census 2010 population or number of tractors in Pakistan is 80,000 to 90,0000, which was 40,000 in Census 2004.
Developed at the Mahindra Research Valley, the Groups hub of innovation and technology located in Chennai, the driverless tractor is all set to redefine the mechanization process for the global farmer.
These tractors can be configured with many different options, but most come standard with a live PTO, three-point hitch, and hydraulics for lifting and moving attachments.
World War I had just about depleted Europe's farm horse population as well as its manual labor, and the British Ministry of Munitions was looking for tractors to ease the shortages.
Despite being the cheapest tractors in the world due to 95 percent local parts, the tractor assembly units were finding it hard to sell
Existing 10% GST on tractors should be immediately cut for sustaining manufacturing growth, he added.
He said tractor manufacturers have suspended procurement of parts from their vendors as there are already several thousand unsold tractors dumped at their plants and countrywide dealership network.
I ended up with a new John Deere 4WD utility tractor for $25K, far more than Johnson recommends, though good tractors of the sort, as well as 4WD earth-moving equipment, can be found for $10K.
The last David Brown tractor to be produced in the town rolled off the production line 25 years ago today.
According to DCO office sources Rawalpindi has a quota of 271 tractors under the GTS, for which 723 people have applied.