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Angle of tractionTraction Trac"tion, n. [L. trahere, tractum, to draw: cf. F.
1. The act of drawing, or the state of being drawn; as, the
traction of a muscle.
2. Specifically, the act of drawing a body along a plane by
motive power, as the drawing of a carriage by men or
horses, the towing of a boat by a tug.
3. Attraction; a drawing toward. [R.]
4. The adhesive friction of a wheel on a rail, a rope on a
pulley, or the like. --Knight.
Angle of traction (Mech.), the angle made with a given
plane by the line of direction in which a tractive force
Traction engine, a locomotive for drawing vehicles on
highways or in the fields.
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