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 Meanings and Examples of TRACTION
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traction
 n.  friction between body and surface on which it moves
Classic Sentence:
1  Hardly installed, it was already everywhere conscious of vague movements of traction on the apparatus of July so recently laid, and so lacking in solidity.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER IV—CRACKS BENEATH THE FOUNDATION
Example Sentence:
1  As the campaign season nears and as Christie continues to struggle to gain traction, he'll face pressure to start drawing sharper contrasts with Bush.
2  In deep snow, people should use snow tyres on their vehicles to give them better traction.