AskDefine | Define drawbar

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drawbar n : a strong metal bar bearing a hook to attach something to be pulled

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Noun

  1. 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.
  2. A bar of iron with an eye at each end, or a heavy link, for coupling a locomotive to a tender or car.
  3. (road transport) A device to couple a powered road vehicle to a load to transfer tractive effort to the load, either as a push or as a pull. (See also Wikipedia:Drawbar)
  4. A device invented originally by Hammond for installation in its organs
  5. A device for changing the tools on milling machines

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