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tow truck a truck that can lift another car or truck partly off the ground and pull it along behind itself. If a vehicle breaks down or is left in an illegal place, a tow truck may come and take it away.
toxic having to do with or made of a poison; poisonous.
toy any object that can be used in play, especially by children; plaything. [3 definitions]
toy shelf a single shelf or piece of furniture with multiple shelves used primarily for keeping and displaying children's toys.
trace1 a mark or sign of a past event or thing. [6 definitions]
trachea the tube that carries air to the lungs in humans and other animals that breathe air; windpipe. [2 definitions]
track a mark or series of marks left on the ground by the feet of people or animals, or the wheels of machines; trail. [6 definitions]
track and field a set of athletic events that take place on or near a running track. Track and field events include running, jumping, and throwing.
tract1 an area of land or water. [2 definitions]
traction the grip or holding power of a body moving on a surface.
tractor a powerful motor vehicle with large tires used to pull plows and other farm machines.
tractor-trailer a very large truck that consists of a cab where the driver sits and a trailer or semitrailer attached to it. Tractor-trailers are used to transport goods over long distances.
trade the act of exchanging or buying and selling goods. [4 definitions]
trademark a name, symbol, or other mark used to show who made a product. By law, only the company that makes or sells the product may use its trademark.
trader a person who buys and sells; dealer; merchant.
trading the act or activity of exchanging items or buying or selling goods.
trading post a store in a frontier area or other place far from towns. At a trading post, local products can be traded for goods brought from distant places.
tradition the handing down of a culture's beliefs and customs from parents to children over many years. [2 definitions]
traditional relating to customs and ways of doing things in a particular culture that are passed down from parents to children.
traffic the movement of people or vehicles along a sidewalk, road, or other route of travel. [4 definitions]
traffic jam a slowing down or stopping of the flow of traffic due to there being too many vehicles trying to move through or there being an accident or other problem on the road.