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traction engine

noun [C] uk   us  
a large, heavy vehicle, operated by steam power, used especially in the past for pulling heavy loads along roads
(Definition of traction engine from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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