Meaning of “tractor” in the English Dictionary

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"tractor" in British English

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tractornoun [ C ]

uk /ˈtræk.tər/ us /ˈtræk.tɚ/

C2 a motor vehicle with large back wheels and thick tyres, used on farms for pulling machinery

Examples

  • The wheels of the heavy tractor furrowed the soft ground.
  • A tractor pulled the trailer full of hay bales.
  • We had to use a tractor to pull the car out of the mud.

(Definition of “tractor” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"tractor" in American English

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tractornoun [ C ]

us /ˈtræk·tər/

a motor vehicle with large back wheels and thick tires that is used on farms for pulling heavy loads and machinery

(Definition of “tractor” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)