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trackwalker a person who visually inspects railroad tracks as an assigned task.
tract1 an expanse of land or water, sometimes with defined boundaries. [2 definitions]
tract2 a brief essay or pamphlet, usu. on a religious or political topic, that is distributed to solicit support or adherence.
tractable easy to manage or guide; docile. [2 definitions]
tractate a treatise, tract, or essay.
tractile able to be drawn out or extended; tensile; ductile.
traction the adhesive friction of a body moving on a surface, such as the tire of an automobile against a road. [3 definitions]
tractive producing or having traction; pulling; drawing.
tractor a powerful motorized vehicle with large, heavily treaded tires, used to pull farm machinery. [2 definitions]
tractor-trailer a truck tractor to which a trailer or semitrailer is attached.
trade the act of buying and selling commodities, or all such acts collectively; commerce. [11 definitions]
tradeable combined form of trade.
trade association an organization of businesses or businesspeople, often in the same line of business, formed to promote mutual interests.
trade book a book that is sold or distributed to general readers, as opposed to a book such as a textbook or manual.
trade deficit the amount by which a country's exports total less than its imports.
trade discount a discount on the price of an item offered by its manufacturer or wholesaler, either to a buyer in the same trade or to a retailer.
trade edition an edition of a book sold or distributed to general readers, as opposed to an edition for special audiences; trade book.
trade-in a used thing accepted as partial payment for a new one, esp. an automobile. [4 definitions]
trade in to exchange an old thing for a new thing, usually paying something in addition for the new item.
trade journal a periodical written for and distributed, sometimes free of charge, to members of a particular industry or profession.
trademark a name, symbol, or other distinctive device used to identify a product, and usu. officially registered to restrict its use to the owner or manufacturer. [4 definitions]