Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Serving to pull or draw; exerting traction.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Tractional; drawing; needed or used in drawing.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Serving to draw; pulling; attracting.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Pertaining to traction.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective exerting traction and serving to pull

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[From Latin tractus, past participle of trahere, to draw.]

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