Definition of PTO in English:


Line breaks: PTO
Pronunciation: /piːtiːˈəʊ


  • 1British Please turn over (written at the foot of a page to indicate that the text continues on the reverse).
  • 1.1 (also pto) (In a tractor or other vehicle) power take-off.
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    • The third resolution is to vow never to operate a tractor with an uncovered power take-off (pto) shaft.
    • The pto with no guard shows no mercy and very few who get wound round that shaft live to tell the tale.
    • The PTO (Parent Teacher Organization) is the general acronym for 75% of the groups that choose to remain independent of the PTA.

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