- 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.
- A mark or impression left by the foot, either of man or beast; trace; vestige; footprint.
- The entire lower surface of the foot; -- said of birds, etc.
- A road; a beaten path.
- Course; way; as, the track of a comet.
- A path or course laid out for a race, for exercise, etc.
- The permanent way; the rails.
- A tract or area, as of land.
- (context, automotive) The distance between the centerlines of two tires, measured where the tires contact the surface of the road (also track width)
- (cricket) The pitch.
- Sound stored on a record (or the physical track on one).
- Circular (never-ending) data storage unit on a side of magnetic or optical disk, divided into sector, sectors.
- (uncountable) (sports) The racing events of track and field; track and field in general.
- :I'm going to try out for next week.
- (transitive) To observe the (measured) state of an object over time
- (transitive) To monitor someone's or something's movement.
- (transitive) To discover the location of person or an object (usually in the form track down).
- (transitive) To follow tracks.
Etymology: (noun) From trac (French: traque), maybe from a Germanic source Dutch: trek, Middle Low German: treck.
- :My uncle spent all day tracking the deer.
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