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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 pro·trac·tor /-ˈtræktɚ/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 pro·trac·tor /-tɚ/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Pro·tract·or n.
 1. One who, or that which, protracts, or causes protraction.
 2. A mathematical instrument for laying down and measuring angles on paper, used in drawing or in plotting. It is of various forms, semicircular, rectangular, or circular.
 3. Surg. An instrument formerly used in extracting foreign or offensive matter from a wound.
 4. Anat. A muscle which extends an organ or part; -- opposed to retractor.
 5. An adjustable pattern used by tailors.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : drafting instrument used to draw or measure angles