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Trace

n.1.One of two straps, chains, or ropes of a harness, extending from the collar or breastplate to a whiffletree attached to a vehicle or thing to be drawn; a tug.
2.(Mech.) A connecting bar or rod, pivoted at each end to the end of another piece, for transmitting motion, esp. from one plane to another; specif., such a piece in an organ-stop action to transmit motion from the trundle to the lever actuating the stop slider.
1.A mark left by anything passing; a track; a path; a course; a footprint; a vestige; as, the trace of a carriage or sled; the trace of a deer; a sinuous trace.
2.(Chem. & Min.) A very small quantity of an element or compound in a given substance, especially when so small that the amount is not quantitatively determined in an analysis; - hence, in stating an analysis, often contracted to tr.
3.A mark, impression, or visible appearance of anything left when the thing itself no longer exists; remains; token; vestige.
4.(Descriptive Geom. & Persp.) The intersection of a plane of projection, or an original plane, with a coordinate plane.
5.(Fort.) The ground plan of a work or works.
Syn
-Vestige; mark; token. See Vestige.
v. t.1.To mark out; to draw or delineate with marks; especially, to copy, as a drawing or engraving, by following the lines and marking them on a sheet superimposed, through which they appear; as, to trace a figure or an outline; a traced drawing.
[imp. & p. p. traced ; p. pr. & vb. n. tracing.]
2.To follow by some mark that has been left by a person or thing which has preceded; to follow by footsteps, tracks, or tokens.
You may trace the deluge quite round the globe.
- T. Burnet.
I feel thy power . . . to trace the ways
Of highest agents.
- Milton.
3.Hence, to follow the trace or track of.
4.To copy; to imitate.
5.To walk over; to pass through; to traverse.
We do tracethis alley up and down.
- Shak.
v. i.1.To walk; to go; to travel.
Not wont on foot with heavy arms to trace.
- Spenser.
Noun1.trace - a just detectable amount; "he speaks French with a trace of an accent"
Synonyms: suggestion, hint
2.trace - an indication that something has been present; "there wasn't a trace of evidence for the claim"; "a tincture of condescension"
Synonyms: vestige, tincture, shadow
3.trace - a suggestion of some quality; "there was a touch of sarcasm in his tone"; "he detected a ghost of a smile on her face"
Synonyms: touch, ghost
4.trace - drawing created by tracing
Synonyms: tracing
5.trace - either of two lines that connect a horse's harness to a wagon or other vehicle or to a whiffletree
6.trace - a visible mark (as a footprint) left by the passage of person or animal or vehicle
Verb1.trace - follow, discover, or ascertain the course of development of something; "We must follow closely the economic development is Cuba" ; "trace the student's progress"
Synonyms: follow
2.trace - make a mark or lines on a surface; "draw a line"; "trace the outline of a figure in the sand"
3.trace - to go back over again; "we retraced the route we took last summer"; "trace your path"
Synonyms: retrace
4.trace - pursue or chase relentlessly; "The hunters traced the deer into the woods"; "the detectives hounded the suspect until they found the him"
Synonyms: hound, hunt
5.trace - discover traces of; "She traced the circumstances of her birth"
6.trace - make one's course or travel along a path; travel or pass over, around, or along; "The children traced along the edge of the drak forest"; "The women traced the pasture"
7.trace - copy by following the lines of the original drawing on a transparent sheet placed upon it; make a tracing of; "trace a design"; "trace a pattern"
8.trace - read with difficulty; "Can you decipher this letter?"; "The archeologist traced the hieroglyphs"
Synonyms: decipher
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