traction wheel

noun

Definition of traction wheel

1 : a locomotive driving wheel that acts by frictional adhesion to a smooth track
2 : a smooth-rimmed friction wheel for giving motion (as to an endless link belt)

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“Traction wheel.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/traction%20wheel. Accessed 15 Oct. 2021.

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