- noun the gripping power between one surface and another, e.g. between a tyre and the road
- noun the force used in pulling a load
Cars & Driving
- noun adhesive friction between the tyre and the road surface; gripping power
- The friction developed between a body and a surface on which it moves relative to the total amount of driving force exerted.
- noun a procedure that consists of using a pulling force to straighten a broken or deformed limb