traction

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railway for steep mountains; a cogwheel on the locomotive engages cogs on a center rail to provide traction cog railway , rack railway
correction of an unstable part of the spine by joining two or more vertebrae; usually done surgically but sometimes done by traction or immobilization fusion , spinal fusion
small portable pad that provides traction for the ball of a computer mouse mouse mat , mousepad
person who slips or slides because of loss of traction skidder , slider , slipper
chain attached to wheels to increase traction on ice or snow snow chain , tire chain
automobile pneumatic tire with deep tread to give traction in snow snow tire
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