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English definition of “traction engine”

traction engine

noun [C]    
a large , heavy vehicle , operated by steam power , used especially in the past for pulling heavy loads along roads Trucks, vans and caravansEngines and motorsThe engine and engine parts
(Definition of traction engine noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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