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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 new 6D tractors are a midspec line designed for loader work and use with Deere's 563 and 673 loader attachments.
North America and Europe are expected to have strong growth in the agricultural tractor market due to high investment capacity, constant innovation, and technological upgradation.
On the basis of end use the global terminal tractors market is further segmented as port terminal applications, intermodal facility and other application.
As part of the tractor's overall mechanical restoration, he replaced two copper tubes in the radiator, put in NOS main bearings, reworked the cam followers and added new rings, valve guides and rocker arms.
The total investment of Millat Tractors Limited in the venture is 18% of the paid up share capital.
Fazal Hakeem, standing alongside his tractor being loaded with goods, said before the introduction of modified tractor service three years ago, the residents of upper parts of Shangla used to transport goods on their shoulders.
The next financial year is expected to be worse than this year as tractor demand is likely to drop to 35 thousand units on the back of slow economic growth, high inflation, high mark up, withdrawal of tax subsidy and marginal loaning by ZTBL.
Overgrown fields choked with weeds and brush or opening trails through the woods are projects you can tackle with your compact tractor and a heavy-duty mower.
The tractors have been donated by the National Committee on Coastal Area Management and Development (NCCAM).
LAHORE -- At the time when local tractors industry has been going through its worst ever period in terms of sales and production for last few years, the import of used tractors will prove detrimental.
The event, which in past years has featured as many as 100 tractors, is an annual fund-raiser for charity.
While these actions significantly improved the number of tractors with ROPS, there were still many tractors without ROPS, and tractor rollovers continued to be the leading cause of agricultural fatalities.