Definition of Tractions

1. Noun. (plural of traction) ¹



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Definition of Tractions

1. traction [n] - See also: traction

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tractions

tractile
tractility
tracting
traction
traction alopecia
traction atrophy
traction diverticulum
traction engine
traction engines
traction epiphysis
tractional
tractionally
tractioneer
tractioneers
tractionless
tractions
tractive
tractiveness
tractography
tractor
tractor-trailer
tractor-trailers
tractor beam
tractor beams
tractor out
tractor trailer
tractorable
tractoration
tractored out
tractories

Literary usage of Tractions

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1. A Treatise on the Mathematical Theory of Elasticity by Augustus Edward Hough Love (1906)
"When a body is at rest under the action of body forces and surface tractions, these are subject to the conditions of equilibrium, which are obtained from ..."

2. A Treatise on the Mathematical Theory of Elasticity by Augustus Edward Hough Love (1906)
"When a body is at rest under the action of body forces and surface tractions, these are subject to the conditions of equilibrium, which are obtained from ..."

3. Theoretical Mechanics: An Introductory Treatise on the Principles of by Augustus Edward Hough Love (1897)
"Bodily forces and surface-tractions. Consider any deformable system of particles continuously distributed so as to form a body. In any infinitesimal volume ..."

4. Theoretical Mechanics: An Introductory Treatise on the Principles of by Augustus Edward Hough Love (1897)
"Bodily forces and surface-tractions. Consider any deformable system of particles continuously distributed so as to form a body. In any infinitesimal volume ..."

5. The Art of Investment by Morrell Walker Gaines (1922)
"CHAPTER IV THE BUSINESS OF Tractions AND OTHER UTILITIES Financial Factors of Tractions In many respects the traction companies face the same problems as ..."

6. A History of the Theory of Elasticity and of the Strength of Materials: From by Isaac Todhunter (1893)
"The principal tractions arcs now Obviously 7" and T" are always of opposite sign, or ono principal traction is negative and the other positive. ..."

7. An Elementary Treatise on the Mathematical Theory of Perfectly Elastic by William John Ibbetson (1887)
"When the body is in equilibrium in a state of strain maintained by surface tractions only, equations (6), (7), (8) take the simple forms The conditions to ..."

8. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and (1910)
"Surface tractions are always exerted by one body upon another, ... The magnitudes of the surface tractions which compose a stress arc estimated as so much ..."

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