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Noun: track  trak
  1. A line or route along which something travels or moves
    "the track of an animal";
    - path, course
     
  2. Evidence pointing to a possible solution
    - lead, trail
     
  3. A pair of parallel rails providing a runway for wheels
     
  4. A course over which races are run
    - racetrack, racecourse, raceway
     
  5. A distinct selection of music from a recording or a compact disc
    "the title track of the album";
    - cut
     
  6. An endless metal belt on which tracked vehicles move over the ground
    - caterpillar track, caterpillar tread
     
  7. (computing) one of the circular magnetic paths on a magnetic disk that serve as a guide for writing and reading data
    - data track
     
  8. A groove on a phonograph recording
     
  9. A bar or pair of parallel bars of rolled steel making the railway along which railway cars or other vehicles can roll
    - rail, rails, runway
     
  10. Any road or path affording passage especially a rough one
    - cart track, cartroad
     
  11. The act of participating in an athletic competition involving running on a track
    - running
Verb: track  trak
  1. Carry on the feet and deposit
    "track mud into the house"
     
  2. Observe or plot the moving path of something
    "track a missile"
     
  3. Go after with the intent to catch
    "The policeman tracked the mugger down the alley";
    - chase, chase after, trail, tail, tag, give chase, dog, go after
     
  4. Travel across or pass over
    "The caravan tracked almost 100 miles each day";
    - traverse, cover, cross, pass over, get over, get across, cut through, cut across
     
  5. Make tracks upon

Derived forms: tracks, tracking, tracked

Type of: artefact [Brit], artifact [N. Amer], bar, belt, bring in, channel, course, create, evidence, excerpt, excerption, extract, follow, groove, grounds, introduce, itinerary, line, make, observe, pass, path, pursue, road, route, selection, track and field

Part of: railroad [N. Amer], railroad track [N. Amer], railway [Brit, Cdn], railway track [Brit, Cdn], streetcar track, track meet [N. Amer], tracked vehicle, tramline, tramway

Encyclopedia: Track