Synonyms and Antonyms for traction-engine

1. traction engine (n.)

steam-powered locomotive for drawing heavy loads along surfaces other than tracks


2. traction (n.)

(orthopedics) the act of pulling on a bone or limb (as in a fracture) to relieve pressure or align parts in a special way during healing

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3. traction (n.)

the friction between a body and the surface on which it moves (as between an automobile tire and the road)

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5. engine (n.)

something used to achieve a purpose


7. engine (n.)

an instrument or machine that is used in warfare, such as a battering ram, catapult, artillery piece, etc.

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