tractor
Pronunciation
  • (RP) IPA: /ˈtɹæktə/
  • (GA) IPA: /ˈtɹæktɚ/
Noun

tractor (plural tractors)

  1. (agriculture) A vehicle used in farms e.g. for pulling farm equipment and preparing the fields.
  2. (US) A truck (or lorry) for pulling a semi-trailer or trailer.
  3. Any piece of machinery that pulls something.
  4. (aviation) An airplane where the propeller is located in front of the fuselage
  5. (UK, rail transportation) A British Rail Class 37 locomotive.
  6. (archaic) A metal rod used in tractoration, or Perkinism.
Translations Translations Translations Verb

tractor (tractors, present participle tractoring; past and past participle tractored)

  1. (transitive, agriculture) To prepare (land) with a tractor.
  2. (transitive, scifi) To move with a tractor beam.
  3. (transitive, medicine, archaic) To treat by means of tractoration, or Perkinism.



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