Definition of PTO in English:

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Pronunciation: /piːtiːˈəʊ/


1British Please turn over (written at the foot of a page to indicate that the text continues on the reverse).
2 (also pto) (In a tractor or other vehicle) power take-off.
Example sentences
  • 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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