Significado de “traction” - Diccionario Inglés

Significado de "traction" - Diccionario Inglés

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tractionnoun [ U ]

uk /ˈtræk.ʃən/ us /ˈtræk.ʃən/

traction noun [ U ] (WHEEL/TYRE)

the ability of a wheel or tyre to hold the ground without sliding:

In deep snow, people should use snow tyres on their vehicles to give them better traction.

traction noun [ U ] (PULLING)

specialized engineering the pulling of a heavy load over a surface, or the power used in this:

steam traction

specialized medical a form of medical treatment that involves using special equipment to pull gently an injured part of the body, especially an arm or leg, for a long period of time:

After her back operation poor Mira was in traction for six weeks.

traction noun [ U ] (ACCEPTANCE)

the fact of an idea, product, etc. becoming popular or being accepted:

In our digital age, it takes less time for new words and phrases to gain traction than it did in the past.

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

Significado de "traction" - Diccionario Inglés Americano

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tractionnoun [ U ]

us /ˈtræk·ʃən/

traction noun [ U ] (HOLDING)

the ability of a wheel or tire to hold the ground without sliding:

I reduce the air pressure in all four tires during winter for better traction on slick, icy roads.

traction noun [ U ] (PULLING)

the pulling of a heavy load over a surface, or the power used to do this

medical Traction is also a state in which an injured part of the body is gently pulled with special equipment:

His broken leg was put in a cast and was in traction.

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

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