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noun 
  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.
  2. A mark or impression left by the foot, either of man or beast; trace; vestige; footprint.
  3. The entire lower surface of the foot; -- said of birds, etc.
  4. A road; a beaten path.
  5. Course; way; as, the track of a comet.
  6. A path or course laid out for a race, for exercise, etc.
  7. The permanent way; the rails.
  8. A tract or area, as of land.
  9. (context, automotive) The distance between the centerlines of two tires, measured where the tires contact the surface of the road (also track width)
  10. (cricket) The pitch.
  11. Sound stored on a record (or the physical track on one).
  12. Circular (never-ending) data storage unit on a side of magnetic or optical disk, divided into sector, sectors.
  13. (uncountable) (sports) The racing events of track and field; track and field in general.
    • :I'm going to try out for next week.
verb 
  1. (transitive) To observe the (measured) state of an object over time
  2. (transitive) To monitor someone's or something's movement.
  3. (transitive) To discover the location of person or an object (usually in the form track down).
  4. (transitive) To follow tracks.
    • :My uncle spent all day tracking the deer.
     
truck Tweet Definition of truck Like Definition of truck on Facebook
noun 
  1. A small wheel or roller, specifically the wheel of a gun-carriage.
verb 
  1. (intransitive) To drive a truck.
  2. (transitive) To convey by truck.
  3. (intransitive) To travel contentedly.
Keep on trucking!
  1. (film production) To move a camera parallel to the movement of the subject.
adjective 
  1. Pertaining to a garden patch or truck garden.
November 4, 1792 As the home house people (the industrious part of them at least) might want ground for their patches, they might, for this purpose, cultivate what would be cleared. But I would have the ground from the cross fence by the Spring, quite round by the Wharf, first grubbed, before the (above mentioned) is attempted. " George Washington, http://etext.virginia.edu/etcbin/ot2www-pubeng?specfile=/texts/english/modeng/publicsearch/modengpub.o2w&act=surround&offset=700376730&tag=Washington,+George,+1732-1799:+The+writings+of+George+Washington+from+the+original+manuscript+sources:+Volume+32,+1745-1799&query=truck&id=WasFi32 The writings of George Washington from the original manuscript sources: Volume 32, 1745-1799.
1903 "Wid dat, Brer Rabbit 'low dat Mr. Man done been had 'im hired fer ter take keer er his patch, an' keep out de minks, de mush-rats an' de weasels. " Joel Chandler Harris, "Brother Rabbit's Cradle", New Stories of the Old Plantation, http://etext.virginia.edu/etcbin/ot2www-pubeng?specfile=/texts/english/modeng/publicsearch/modengpub.o2w&act=surround&offset=338797731&tag=Harris,+Joel+Chandler,+1848-1908:+Brother+Rabbit`s+Cradle,+1903&query=truck&id=HarBrot Chapter 11
     

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