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We found 55 dictionaries with English definitions that include the word traction:
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General dictionaries General (30 matching dictionaries)
  1. traction, traction: Oxford Dictionaries [home, info]
  2. traction: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  3. traction: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  4. traction: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  5. traction: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  6. traction: Merriam-Webster's Online Dictionary, 11th Edition [home, info]
  7. Traction, traction: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. traction: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. traction: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. traction: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. traction: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  12. traction: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  13. traction: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  14. traction: Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  15. traction: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  16. traction: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  17. Traction (The Batman), Traction (agency), Traction (album), Traction (company), Traction (engineering), Traction (geology), Traction (orthopedics), Traction: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  18. Traction: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  19. traction: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  20. traction: Rhymezone [home, info]
  21. traction, traction (f): AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  22. traction: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  23. Traction: 1911 edition of the Encyclopedia Britannica [home, info]
  24. traction: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  25. traction: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  26. traction: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  27. traction: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  28. traction: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]

Art dictionaries Art (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. -traction: A Cross Reference of Latin and Greek Elements [home, info]
  2. TRACTION: Glossary of Art Terms [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (4 matching dictionaries)
  1. traction: BuzzWhack [home, info]
  2. Traction: Construction Term Glossary [home, info]
  3. Traction: eyefortransport e-commerce transportation glossary [home, info]
  4. traction: Legal dictionary [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. traction: Netlingo [home, info]
  2. traction: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Medicine dictionaries Medicine (13 matching dictionaries)
  1. Traction: MedTerms.com Medical Dictionary [home, info]
  2. Traction: Orthodontic Terms [home, info]
  3. Traction: Medical Dictionary [home, info]
  4. Traction: Merck Manuals [home, info]
  5. traction: online medical dictionary [home, info]
  6. Traction: National MCH Center for Child Death Review [home, info]
  7. Traction: MEDLINE plus Illustrated Medical Encyclopedia [home, info]
  8. traction: Neurotrauma Glossary [home, info]
  9. Traction (orthopedics), traction: Medical dictionary [home, info]
  10. Traction: University of Maryland Glossary of Medical Terms [home, info]
  11. Traction: Brain Injury [home, info]
  12. Traction: Drug Medical Dictionary [home, info]
  13. traction: Hyperdictionary [home, info]

Slang dictionaries Slang (1 matching dictionary)
  1. traction: Urban Dictionary [home, info]

Sports dictionaries Sports (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. Traction: Internet Karting Glossary [home, info]
  2. Traction: Bicycle Glossary [home, info]

Tech dictionaries Tech (1 matching dictionary)
  1. Traction: AUTOMOTIVE TERMS [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (traction)

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

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Popular adjectives describing traction

Phrases that include traction:   axis traction, traction diverticulum, axis traction forceps, orthopedic traction, bucks traction, more...

Words similar to traction:   grip, tractional, adhesive friction, more...

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