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1. A mark left by something that has passed along; as, the track, or wake, of a ship; the track of a meteor; the track of a sled or a wheel.
The bright track of his fiery car. --Shak.
2. A mark or impression left by the foot, either of man or beast; trace; vestige; footprint.
Far from track of men. --Milton.
3. Zool. The entire lower surface of the foot; -- said of birds, etc.
4. A road; a beaten path.
Behold Torquatus the same track pursue. --Dryden.
5. Course; way; as, the track of a comet.
6. A path or course laid out for a race, for exercise, etc.
7. Railroad The permanent way; the rails.
8. A tract or area, as of land. [Obs.] “Small tracks of ground.”
Track scale, a railway scale. See under Railway.
Track, v. t. [imp. & p. p. tracked p. pr. & vb. n. tracking.] To follow the tracks or traces of; to pursue by following the marks of the feet; to trace; to trail; as, to track a deer in the snow.
It was often found impossible to track the robbers to their retreats among the hills and morasses. --Macaulay.
2. Naut. To draw along continuously, as a vessel, by a line, men or animals on shore being the motive power; to tow.
n 1: a line or route along which something travels or moves; "the
hurricane demolished houses in its path"; "the track of
an animal"; "the course of the river" [syn: path, course]
2: evidence pointing to a possible solution; "the police are
following a promising lead"; "the trail led straight to
the perpetrator" [syn: lead, trail]
3: a pair of parallel rails providing a runway for wheels
4: a course over which races are run [syn: racetrack, racecourse,
5: a distinct selection of music from a recording or a compact
disc; "he played the first cut on the cd"; "the title
track of the album" [syn: cut]
6: an endless metal belt on which tracked vehicles move over
the ground [syn: caterpillar track, caterpillar tread]
7: (computer science) one of the circular magnetic paths on a
magnetic disk that serve as a guide for writing and
reading data [syn: data track]
8: a groove on a phonograph recording
9: a bar or bars of rolled steel making a track along which
vehicles can roll [syn: rail, rails]
10: any road or path affording passage especially a rough one
[syn: cart track, cartroad]
11: the act of participating in an athletic competition
involving running on a track [syn: running]
v 1: carry on the feet and deposit; "track mud into the house"
2: observe or plot the moving path of something; "track a
3: go after with the intent to catch; "The policeman chased the
mugger down the alley"; "the dog chased the rabbit" [syn:
chase, chase after, trail, tail, tag, give
chase, dog, go after]
4: travel across or pass over; "The caravan covered almost 100
miles each day" [syn: traverse, cover, cross, pass
over, get over, get across, cut through, cut
5: make tracks upon