Recent Examples of tractor from the Web
A 2-year-old child was injured in a farm-tractor accident late Wednesday afternoon in Burlington County, authorities said.
FAIRFIELD – A car show that accepts tractor entries will help raise money to support the Joe Nuxhall Miracle League fields.
The parade will include the John Carroll School band, antique cars and tractors, representation from multiple fire companies, local politicians, and floats from various community organizations.
Traffic over the police scanner stated that two 18-wheelers were struck by lightning just before 2:30 p.m. Cook said that the two vehicles involved were a large truck and a tractor trailer.
Sciamadde specialize in subtly flavored tarts and pancakes, baked in deep, old woodburning ovens on copper pans, each as big as a tractor wheel.
City of #Tonawanda police are at the scene of a tractor trailer caught under the Young St. CSX bridge.
In December 2012, court records show, a U.S. Army Corps of Engineer field inspector from Redding noticed a massive Case IH tractor working the fields.
The tractor trailer is driven around the country to schools, Fleet Weeks, and special events, including the air show that took place this weekend at Jones Beach.
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Origin and Etymology of tractor
New Latin, from Latin trahere
First Known Use: 1900See Words from the same year
TRACTOR Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of tractor for English Language Learners
: a large vehicle that has two large back wheels and two smaller front wheels and that is used to pull farm equipment
: a short, heavy truck that is designed to pull a large trailer
TRACTOR Defined for Kids
Definition of tractor for Students
1 : a vehicle that has large rear wheels or moves on endless belts and is used especially for pulling farm implements
2 : a short truck for hauling a trailer
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