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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - (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; The friction between a body and the surface on which it moves (as between an automobile tire and the road).

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