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ˈtræk ʃəntrac·tion

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Princeton's WordNet4.0 / 1 vote

  1. grip, traction, adhesive frictionnoun

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

    Synonyms:
    clutch, grip, bag, clench, bobby pin, travelling bag, handle, hold, handgrip, adhesive friction, hairgrip, clasp, traveling bag, clutches, grasp, suitcase

  2. tractionnoun

    (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

    "his leg was in traction for several days"

    Synonyms:
    adhesive friction, grip

Editors Contribution0.0 / 0 votes

  1. gription

    a sticky grip when in contact with slippery surfaces

    "i need new tires, the old one's have lost their gription/traction"

    Submitted by acronimous on May 6, 2018  

Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. tractionnoun

    Synonyms:
    drawing, pulling, draught

PPDB, the paraphrase database0.0 / 0 votes

  1. List of paraphrases for "traction":

    tensile, tractive, pull, tension, adhesion

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  1. David Rachal:

    These tracks suggest that people were in New Mexico way earlier than expected. This is a theme that is gaining some serious traction in the literature. However, we need to be cautious and more research needs to be done before we start doing a lot of arm waving.

  2. Mike Rogers:

    I am thrilled that the Space Corps idea is gaining traction at the White House. Congressman Jim Cooper( D-TN) and I have worked tirelessly on the House Armed Services Committee( House Armed Services Committee) Strategic Forces subcommittee level on the need for Marine Corps outside of Air Force for over two years now, russia and China are surpassing House Armed Services Committee in Space capabilities and House Armed Services Committee need to dedicate a separate force solely with a Space mission. The future of war will be fought in Space, and House Armed Services Committee must stay diligent and ahead of other countries for House Armed Services Committee own national security.

  3. Roman Martinez:

    I think there is a sustained effort to delegitimize the court, that has gotten some traction on the left, as a result of that, you see the poll numbers moving. It's real, and the court, to its credit, is defending itself in a way that spans what some see as the ideological divide.

  4. Liz Ann Sonders:

    We are starting to see signs inflation is gaining traction.

  5. Vinnie Lauria:

    The strategy of coming in, looking for a local player who has shown traction and buying them in order to get a foothold is a very good one, and we will see more of that, lazada has done a very good job of operating in multiple countries. That's not something Alibaba is familiar with.


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