Definition of Drawbars

1. Noun. (plural of drawbar) ¹

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Definition of Drawbars

1. drawbar [n] - See also: drawbar

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Drawbars

draw rein
draw right
draw sheet
draw sheets
draw straws
draw stumps
draw the curtains
draw the line
draw the short straw
draw together
draw up
drawbars (current term)

Literary usage of Drawbars

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A Digest of Decisions Including Dicta Under the Federal Safety Appliance and by Otis Beall Kent (1915)
"G. STANDARD HEIGHT OF drawbars. 1. Provisions of the Law: That within ninety days from the passage of this Act the American Railway ..."

2. Supreme Court Reporter by Robert Desty, United States Supreme Court, West Publishing Company (1908)
""Z. If there was the difference between the height of the center of the drawbars in the two cars in question, at indicated in the first instruction, ..."

3. A Treatise on the Law of Railroads: Containing a Consideration of the by Byron Kosciusko Elliott, William Frederick Elliott (1922)
"Act of Congress of March 2, 1893, and amendments— Automatic couplers—Brakes—Grab irons—drawbars.—In 1893, Congress passed an "Act to promote the safety of ..."

4. The American and English Railroad Cases: A Collection of All Cases Affecting by Frank Cyrus Smith, Thomas Johnson Michie, United States Courts, Great Britain Courts, Canada Courts (1909)
"If, when unloaded, its drawbars are of greater or less height than the standard prescribed by the law, or if, when wholly or partially loaded, its drawbars ..."

5. Car Builders' Cyclopedia of American Practice by American Railway Association, Master Car Builders' Association, Mechanical Division, Association of American Railroads (1903)
"A term used to designate the drawbars, draft timbers, buffing apparatus, ... A rod which unites two drawbars at opposite ends of a car, and relieves ..."

6. The Liability of Railroads to Interstate Employees: A Study of Certain by Philip Joseph Doherty (1911)
"... to modify or change and to prescribe the standard height of drawbars and to fix the time within which such modification or change shall become effective ..."

7. The Interstate Commerce Act and Federal Anti-trust Laws: Including the by William Lamartine Snyder (1906)
"drawbars — Standard Height Prescribed—That within ninety days from the passage of ... Commerce Commission the standard height of drawbars for freight cars, ..."

8. The Car-builder's Dictionary: An Illustrated Vocabulary of Terms which by Master Car-Builders' Association, Matthias Nace Forney, Arthur Mellen Wellington, Leander Garey, Calvin A. Smith (1906)
"A rod which unites two drawbars at opposite ends of a car, and relieves the draft timber ... drawbars are made either of cast, malleable, or wrought iron, ..."

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