Jump to navigation Jump to search
- The act of pulling something along a surface using motive power.
- The condition of being so pulled.
- The pulling power of an engine or animal.
- The adhesive friction of a wheel etc on a surface.
- (usually after forms of gain, get or have) Progress in or momentum toward achieving a goal.
- (business) The extent of adoption of a new product or service, typically measured in number of customers or level of revenue achieved.
- (politics) Popular support.
- (academia) Scholarly interest and research.
- 2019, Li Huang; James Lambert, “Another Arrow for the Quiver: A New Methodology for Multilingual Researchers”, in Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development, DOI:10.1080/01434632.2019.1596115, page 2:
- Despite this somewhat late start, the field of study has gained great traction globally, and since 2015 has even had its own journal: Linguistic Landscape: An International Journal.
- (medicine) A mechanically applied sustained pull, especially to a limb.
- (transport) Collectively, the locomotives of a railroad, especially electric locomotives.
act of pulling something along a surface using motive power
pulling power of an engine or animal
mechanically applied sustained pull, especially to a limb
traction f (plural tractions)