Definitions

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  • noun Plural form of drawbar.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • The Hammond B-3 has drawbars that you slide in and out to alter the personality of the instrument's sound.

    A Son of Memphis Salutes His City

  • In most cases, the runner was turned by donkey power acting on drawbars anchored in the grooves of the runner.

    7. Profiles

  • The framing of the engine bogie is attached to the hind bogie truck of the carriage by two diagonal drawbars.

    Scientific American Supplement, No. 530, February 27, 1886

  • The underframe is provided with spring axle boxes, and also with spring buffers and drawbars.

    Scientific American Supplement, No. 1157, March 5, 1898

  • The carriage is provided with strong oak buffers, planks, and spring buffers; the drawbars also have helical compression springs of the usual type.

    Scientific American Supplement, No. 531, March 6, 1886

  • Last year, thinking he would scare his mother-in-law and sister-in-law off from where they live, so he could get the place, he shot two holes through their window, turned their mule out of the stable, and tried to run it into the bean patch, besides hanging up a bunch of switches at the drawbars.

    American Adventures A Second Trip 'Abroad at home'

  • He was black and drenched and streaked with sweat; also, he shone with the grease and oils of the engines, while the palms of his hands were covered with painful blisters from unwonted, intimate contact with shovels and drawbars.

    Pardners

  • The company employs over 5,300 people and operates more than 1,850 tractor units and drawbars, 3,000 trailers and approximately 6 million square feet of high specification warehousing at locations across the UK.

    The Earth Times Online Newspaper

  • The standard version presents two small drawbars (one for unlock and one for volume toggle) which you pull horizontally across the screen.

    Betanews

  • The company employs over 5,300 people and operates more than 1,850 tractor units and drawbars, 3,000 trailers and approximately 6 million square feet of high specification warehousing at locations across the UK.

    The Earth Times Online Newspaper

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