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the act of drawing or pulling a load

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

(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

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The IntelliGrip system brings five adaptive traction control modes.
Conclusion: Supine position is better choice for applying cervical traction as compared to sitting position for the management of cervical radiculopathy comparing post interventional NDI score.
The compact, light traction equipment converts electricity from overhead power lines to the voltage levels required for traction motors and generates power for on-board auxiliary systems.
Determination of optimal motion modes by energy consumption criteria can improve the efficiency of the cooling system of traction motors [1, 6-12].
Enhanced Traction (ET)--Enhances low-speed traction for improved starts, docking and slippery road conditions.
The patients with idiopathic VMT, history of vitreoretinal surgery, eyes with vitreomacular adherence without signs of traction and eyes with history of other retinal vascular diseases like retinal vein occlusion were excluded from study.
Effilight can potentially reduce the total weight of a train's traction component by up to 20 percent, equivalent to the weight of around 20 passengers.
Relative researches show that [3,7,8], by reducing the resistance of the running rail, increasing the voltage level of traction power system, and shortening the distance between substations, the rail potential and stray current can be reduced.
The increasing trend in the electrification of vehicles in the automotive industry which in turn has led to the increase in demand for electric components, is one of the major driving factor for the growth of traction motors market.
Mitsubishi Electric Corporation (Tokyo:6503) announced on Thursday the completion of the installation of, and beginning of testing, railcar traction converter/inverter systems with all-silicon carbide (SiC) power modules on N700 Shinkansen bullet trains for Central Japan Railway Company (JR-Central).
ClickPress, Tue May 12 2015] South American Traction Transformer Market by Type (Tap changing, Tapped, and Rectifier), by Application (Electric Locomotive, Electrical multiple unit (EMU), and Trams) and by Voltage (AC Traction Transformer and DC Traction Transformer) Forecasts 2014 to 2019
Traction forces, which affect agricultural equipment, depend on the technological and construction parameters of the working parts and on the characteristics of the soil [1-5].
Objective: To estimate frequency of neurological improvement after cervical traction in patients with cervical spine injury.
The executive accepted, on 18 December, the commitments presented by Germany's incumbent railway operator in response to concerns about its pricing system for electricity and access to its traction current, which may have hampered competition on the German market.
Traction pulls the knee away from the hip bringing the bone ends back together so they can heal.