What does tractor mean?

Definitions for tractor
ˈtræk tərtrac·tor

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. tractor(noun)

    a wheeled vehicle with large wheels; used in farming and other applications

  2. tractor(noun)

    a truck that has a cab but no body; used for pulling large trailers or vans


  1. tractor(Noun)

    A vehicle used in farms e.g. for pulling farm equipment and preparing the fields.

  2. tractor(Noun)

    A truck (or lorry) for pulling a semi-trailer or trailer.

  3. tractor(Noun)

    Any piece of machinery, any thing that pulls something.

  4. tractor(Noun)

    (aircraft configuration) An airplane where the propeller is located in front of the fuselage

  5. Origin: From Latin tractus, perfect passive participle of trahere, "pull", + agent noun suffix -or.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Tractor(noun)

    that which draws, or is used for drawing

  2. Tractor(noun)

    two small, pointed rods of metal, formerly used in the treatment called Perkinism


  1. Tractor

    A tractor is an engineering vehicle specifically designed to deliver a high tractive effort at slow speeds, for the purposes of hauling a trailer or machinery used in agriculture or construction. Most commonly, the term is used to describe a farm vehicle that provides the power and traction to mechanize agricultural tasks, especially tillage, but nowadays a great variety of tasks. Agricultural implements may be towed behind or mounted on the tractor, and the tractor may also provide a source of power if the implement is mechanised. The word tractor was taken from Latin, being the agent noun of trahere "to pull". The first recorded use of the word meaning "an engine or vehicle for pulling wagons or ploughs" occurred in 1901, displacing the earlier term "traction engine".

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of tractor in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of tractor in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of tractor in a Sentence

  1. Jon Tester:

    I doubt Matt Rosendale could change the oil on a tractor.

  2. Paul Coughlin:

    In the last three years I went from driving a BMW M5 to a Massey Ferguson tractor and from wearing Brooks Brothers to Carhartt, i wouldn't change a thing.

  3. Carlos Nunez:

    It's much cheaper because of the large quantities, a convoy of barges can shift 7,200 tonnes in one trip. To move 7,200 tonnes by road requires 240 tractor trailers.

  4. Vladimir Putin:

    Of course, it’s always bad to lose, of course it’s always a hardship when you lose to yesterday’s miners or yesterday’s tractor drivers. But life is life. It’ll surely go on.

  5. Hunter Biden:

    We were on time heading down to see you all and there was a major, major accident. A tractor trailer overturned, we later learned. We sat there for about 40, 45 minutes -- maybe longer.

Images & Illustrations of tractor

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