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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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Owners from Selby, Bradford and Wakefield joined dozens of Huddersfield based tractors to take on the fun 21 mile lap.
The PAAPAM SVC observed that industry expected the government to keep the tax regime stable for tractor industry to enable it for long-term planning.
If I were to employ only one tractor, I'd save up to spend the extra money.
3 Billion tractor major incorporated in 1960 at Chennai in India, in collaboration with Massey Ferguson (now owned by AGCO Corporation, USA).
As in other types of small construction equipment, enclosed cabs are becoming a more popular option with new tractors.
For most PTO and drawbar applications, a tractor that delivers an average of 70 to 80 percent of available power to the implement is considered to be a well matched application.
The first tractor had been operated for 1586 hours, and the second one--for 1656 hours.
This market primarily uses our tractors to help them maintain their acreage.
We hope to regain and reclaim the world record for the greatest number of vintage tractors working simultaneously".
Montana is open and rugged, and he wanted to provide a tractor that had that same image," Wade said.
I become familiar with Sennebogen green machines early on in my career and when I heard that the line might be available to us here at Howell Tractor, I immediately got the ball rolling," Tom Ellis, general manager of Howell Tractor, says.