adhesive-factor

adhesive factor

noun Railroads.
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factor of adhesion

noun Railroads.
the ratio of the force that can be exerted on driving wheels with full traction to the weight on the driving wheels, usually expressed as a percentage.
Also called adhesion, adhesive factor.
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