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Noun traction has 2 senses
  1. grip, traction, adhesive friction - the friction between a body and the surface on which it moves (as between an automobile tire and the road)
    --1 is a kind of friction, rubbing
  2. traction - (orthopedics) the act of pulling on a bone or limb (as in a fracture) to relieve pressure or align parts in a special way during healing; "his leg was in traction for several days"
    --2 is a kind of
    pull, pulling
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