Tractor vs Tractory - What's the difference?

tractor | tractory |


As nouns the difference between tractor and tractory

is that tractor is a vehicle used in farms e.g. for pulling farm equipment and preparing the fields while tractory is a tractrix.

tractor

Noun

(en noun)
  • (label) A vehicle used in farms e.g. for pulling farm equipment and preparing the fields.
  • (label) A truck (or lorry) for pulling a semi-trailer or trailer.
  • Any piece of machinery, any thing that pulls something.
  • (label) (aircraft configuration) An airplane where the propeller is located in front of the fuselage
  • A locomotive.
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  • (label) A metal rod used in tractoration, or Perkinism.
  • See also

    * (aviation) pusher * (agriculture) traction engine

    tractory

    English

    Noun

    (tractories)
  • (geometry) A tractrix.
  • (Webster 1913)