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