from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Serving to pull or draw; exerting traction.
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- adj. Pertaining to traction.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Serving to draw; pulling; attracting.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Tractional; drawing; needed or used in drawing.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. exerting traction and serving to pull
They also discussed the kind of tractive power to be employed: Mr. Pease stating that the company had based their whole calculations on the employment of
The third malfunction came the following day, when hundreds of passengers on a train heading for Beijing were asked to change train in the middle of their journey due a problem with tractive transformers on the train.
Mini Cooper "Many will love the ease of four doors, the roominess of the rear cabin and the tractive security of AWD," says Mr. Neil.
Her only flaw was that her face had not yet developed the network of fine wrinkles Trapspringer found so at - tractive in a woman, but she was still young so there was hope.
He had to admit he found her attractive, very at\expndtw2 tractive.
For example, the best of the reciprocating steam locomotives never delivered in the form of tractive effort at the draw-bar as much as 10 percent of the heat energy that was contained in the coal and placed in the firebox.
Next we decided to evaluate their tractive grip on hard packed snow and ice using our GPS-instrumented car.
They were in excellent condition, and I felt that the Expedition had the right tractive – power.
Youth is lost to her, but she is still an at - tractive woman.
He was at 5 tractive and intelligent and pleasant enough -- except there was nothing there.