drawbar

drawbar
Two converging bars forming a V-frame or an A-frame at the front of a trailer or motorhome, which carry the coupling for attaching to the towing vehicle

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  • Drawbar — may refer to: Drawbar (haulage), a device for coupling a hauling vehicle to a load. This usage may be road, agriculture or rail. Drawbar organ Drawbar (machine tool), a device for changing tools on milling machines This disambiguation page lists… …   Wikipedia

  • Drawbar — Draw bar , n. (Railroad) (a) An openmouthed bar at the end of a car, which receives a coupling link and pin by which the car is drawn. It is usually provided with a spring to give elasticity to the connection between the cars of a train. (b) A… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • drawbar — ☆ drawbar [drô′bär΄ ] n. 1. COUPLER (sense a) 2. a bar at the rear of a tractor for attaching a plow, harrow, etc …   English World dictionary

  • drawbar outfit — noun A lorry, whether or not articulated, with a trailer • • • Main Entry: ↑draw …   Useful english dictionary

  • Drawbar force gauge — For the use of drawbar strain sensors in measuring pulling power of machines, see Tractive force. A drawbar force gauge is a gauge designed to measure forces on a machine tool s drawbar. These types of machines are found in metalworking,… …   Wikipedia

  • Drawbar (haulage) — This article is about haulage. For other uses, see Drawbar (disambiguation). Heavy duty drawbar system on a truck …   Wikipedia

  • Drawbar (machine tool) — A drawbar or spindle drawbar is a clamping mechanism for toolholders on machine tools. The toolholder or machine taper itself is held by the drawbar and applies force to the spindle, especially when spinning at high speeds. See also Drawbar Force …   Wikipedia

  • drawbar pull — noun : the pulling power exerted at the drawbar (as by a locomotive or tractor) * * * the force, measured in pounds, available to a locomotive for pulling rolling stock after overcoming its own tractive resistance …   Useful english dictionary

  • drawbar — noun Date: 1839 1. a railroad coupler 2. a beam across the rear of a vehicle (as a tractor) to which implements are hitched …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • drawbar — /draw bahr /, n. a heavy bar, often made of steel, attached to the rear of a tractor and used as a hitch for pulling machinery, as a plow or mower. [1660 70, Amer., for an earlier sense; DRAW + BAR1] * * * …   Universalium

  • drawbar — noun / drɔ.bɑɹ/ a) An open mouthed bar at the end of a car, which receives a coupling link and pin by which the car is drawn. It is usually provided with a spring to give elasticity to the connection between the cars of a train. b) A bar of iron… …   Wiktionary

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