track vs tract

track tract

Definitions

  • 1) Either of the continuous metal belts with which vehicles such as bulldozers and tanks move over the ground.
  • 2) An intended or proper course.
  • 3) A course of action; a method of proceeding.
  • 4) A succession of ideas; a train of thought.
  • 5) A distinct path, as along a length of film or magnetic tape, on which sound, images, or other information is recorded.
  • 6) Any of several courses of study to which students are assigned according to ability, achievement, or needs.
  • 7) A path along which something moves; a course.
  • 8) A path, route, or course indicated by such marks.
  • 9) A rail or set of parallel rails upon which railroad cars or other vehicles run.
  • 10) Track and field.
  • 11) A course laid out for running or racing.
  • 12) A metal groove or ridge that holds, guides, and reduces friction for a moving device or apparatus.
  • 13) The boundary, formerly often delineated by train tracks, that separates two neighborhoods of different social class.
  • 14) Awareness of something occurring or passing.
  • 15) Slang Needle marks on the skin from multiple intravenous injections, considered an indication of habitual drug use.
  • 16) One of two or more separate recordings that are combined so as to be replayed simultaneously, as in stereophonic sound reproduction.
  • 17) One of the concentric magnetic rings that form the separate data storage areas on a floppy disk or a hard disk.
  • 18) A mark or succession of marks left by something that has passed.
  • 19) Athletic competition on such a course; track events.
  • 20) A distinct selection from an audio or video recording, usually containing an individual work or part of a larger work.
  • 21) A set of digital data encoded consecutively on an optical disc.
  • 22) Totow.
  • 23) To follow the undulations in the groove of a phonograph record. Used of a needle.
  • 24) To follow a course; travel.
  • 25) To follow the tracks of; trail.
  • 26) To move in relation to a subject being filmed. Used of a camera or camera crew.
  • 27) To move across magnetic heads. Used of magnetic tape.
  • 28) To leave marks made of (dirt or mud, for example) on a surface.
  • 29) To be in alignment.
  • 30) To assign (a student) to a curricular track.
  • 31) To keep a constant distance apart. Used of a pair of wheels.
  • 32) To observe or monitor the course of (an aircraft, for example), as by radar.
  • 33) To leave marks on (a floor, for example) when moving or traversing.
  • 34) To equip with a track.
  • 35) To determine or discover the location or origin of.
  • 36) To observe the progress of; follow.
  • 37) (in (one's) tracks) Exactly where one is standing.

Definitions

  • 1) An area or expanse of land.
  • 2) A small booklet such as a pamphlet, often for promotional or informational uses.
  • 3) A commentator's view or perspective on a subject.
  • 4) Continued or protracted duration, length, extent
  • 5) A series of connected body organs, as in the digestive tract.
  • 6) A brief treatise or discourse on a subject of interest.
  • 7) A leaflet or pamphlet containing a declaration or appeal, especially one put out by a religious or political group.
  • 8) A bundle of nerve fibers having a common origin, termination, and function.
  • 9) A system of organs and tissues that together perform a specialized function.
  • 10) An expanse of land or water.
  • 11) The verses from Scripture sung after the gradual in the Roman Catholic Mass during penitential seasons such as Lent or as part of a Requiem.
  • 12) Archaic A stretch or lapse of time.
  • 13) A specified or limited area of land.
  • 14) Something drawn out or extended; expanse.
  • 15) (R. C. Ch.) Verses of Scripture sung at Mass, instead of the Alleluia, from Septuagesima Sunday till the Saturday befor Easter; -- so called because sung tractim, or without a break, by one voice, instead of by many as in the antiphons.
  • 16) A written discourse or dissertation, generally of short extent; a short treatise, especially on practical religion.
  • 17) obsolete Traits; features; lineaments.
  • 18) obsolete Treatment; exposition.
  • 19) Continued or protracted duration; length; extent.
  • 20) A region or quantity of land or water, of indefinite extent; an area.
  • 21) obsolete Continuity or extension of anything.
  • 22) See Tractarian.
  • 23) obsolete The footprint of a wild beast.
  • 24) obsolete Track; trace.
  • 25) a system of body parts that together serve some particular purpose
  • 26) a brief treatise on a subject of interest; published in the form of a booklet
  • 27) an extended area of land
  • 28) a bundle of myelinated nerve fibers following a path through the brain
  • 29) In ornithology, a pteryla, or feathered place: distinguished from space.
  • 30) Track; footprint.
  • 31) Extent; expanse; hence, a region of indefinite extent; a more or less extended area or stretch of land or water: as, a tract of woodland.
  • 32) In anatomy, an area or expanse; the extension of an organ or a system: as, the digestive or alimentary tract; the optic tract. Also called tractus (which see).
  • 33) Attractive influence; attraction; charm.
  • 34) Course or movement; action.
  • 35) Extent; a continued passage or duration; process; lapse: used chiefly in the phrase tract of time.
  • 36) In the Roman and some other Western liturgies, an anthem consisting of verses from Scripture (generally from the Psalms), sung instead of the Alleluia after the gradual, or instead of the gradual, from Septuagesima till Easter eve: so called from being sung ‘continuously’ (tractim) by the cantor without interruption of other voices. Also tractus.
  • 37) A short treatise, discourse, or dissertation; especially, a brief printed treatise or discourse on some topic of practical religion.
  • 38) Course or route; track; way.
  • 39) The air-passages collectively.
  • 40) In heraldry, same as tressure.
  • 41) Trait; lineament; feature.
  • 42) obsolete To pursue, follow; to track.
  • 43) obsolete To draw out; to protract.
  • 44) Tohandle;treat.
  • 45) obsolete To trace out; to track; also, to draw out; to protact.

Examples

  • 1) What is the most personal track on the album?
  • 2) There are some parts in the track that are about romantic heartache.
  • 3) Will keep a track on this scandal.
  • 4) Try not to walk on anything except the tracks of vehicles.
  • 5) It is this blinkered track we follow that sets us up for failure.
  • 6) If we lose tracks like this, it will be a tragedy.
  • 7) He recently put out two tracks, to critical and popular acclaim.
  • 8) This documentary tracks down people who were photographed for the housing charity Shelter and discovers how their lives panned out.
  • 9) Six tracks are already available to buy.
  • 10) What this system allows you to do is to track people and monitor high and poor performers.
  • 11) But the problem is that after these two tracks the album quickly descends into sloppy dross.
  • 12) Using radar for tracking wildlife could save lives.
  • 13) To realize what war is one should follow our tracks.
  • 14) This stiff track and easy ground will play to his strengths.
  • 15) For the first time users could buy single tracks from albums with the click of a mouse.
  • 16) It is comfortable for cruising long distances on motorways as well as driving up bumpy mountain tracks.
  • 17) The cameras track the challenges from the first day.
  • 18) Her performance featured a dance routine set to a music track that needed editing for her slot.
  • 19) We tracked down the vehicle and driver.
  • 20) The ability to track migration paths means researchers can target conservation efforts more effectively.
  • 21) We followed tracks up the bank and into the forest.
  • 22) That track came about as a joke.
  • 23) Security guards have now been hired and tracking devices hidden inside stock.
  • 24) This means you can keep track of your progress.
  • 25) There was a sorry track record of specific excesses and violations of the public trust.
  • 26) The best sprinters are just looking at the track ahead of them and the white lines either side.
  • 27) Officers followed a set of tracks in the snow which led from the club to a house in the village.
  • 28) He'd have won a lot easier on a flat track.
  • 29) If I was keeping track of the 50 Book Challenge thing and I'm well past 100, or 200 if you count YA and graphic novels, which is why I'm not really keeping track*, Grafton alone would have accounted for getting me nineteen books along that path this year.
  • 30) * @param string $name Name of the cookie, will be automatically prefixed with the phpBB cookie name. track becomes [cookie_name] _track then.
  • 31) The name of the title track translates as "The Red of Lips."
  • 32) The new songs, though, forfeit the elegance of her classic material in favor of sheen and rougher texture, as with the title track, which is more beat-driven than anything she's ever done.
  • 33) LOWDOWN: Country outlaw Jamey Johnson will release two albums in 2010: A “white album,” due first, will focus on upbeat material, including the hard-rocking singalong “California Riots” and the title track, which is sung from the perspective of old guitars hanging on a wall.
  • 34) The original also featured a "Slow Version" of the title track, which is heard in its entirety for the first time on this double-disc set.
  • 35) Only two songs on this departure album bare any pop sounds at all; the bouncy 'All This Time', wisely chosen as the first single, and the title track, which is led by the big drum sound of Manu Katche and the light guitar riffs of Dominic Miller.
  • 36) The same voice also sings the title track, which is beautiful in its simplicity as the piano and guitar meld together striking poignant chords.
  • 37) Spin, the tracks were mostly inspired by surfing, except for the instrumental "Lady Dada's Nightmare", which is an homage to Lady Gaga, and the title track, which is about "the world economic crisis."
  • 38) ‘Older people recall walking directly over the frozen snow from point to point rather than following the track of the road hidden beneath the snow.’
  • 39) ‘The Park offers the complete day out with an extensive range of waymarked paths, picnic areas, forest roads and tracks.’
  • 40) ‘He would trace the paths of tracks and highways and railroads, and at night, while he lay waiting for sleep, he would recite the names of maps in his deep, soft voice.’
  • 41) ‘The race is run over 22 miles and takes competitors through open moorland and on farm tracks, footpaths and roads.’
  • 42) ‘Forest paths, moorland tracks and riverside footpaths, with some short sections along quiet country lanes.’
  • 43) ‘Fully equipped with a week's worth of rations, our progress from this city of contradictions leaves behind the tarmac road for rough tracks of sand and stone.’
  • 44) ‘The North Yorkshire Moors has numerous forest tracks and many minor roads and this, coupled with its fine scenery, make it arguably the best cycling area in the region.’
  • 45) ‘The acting team leader instigated a full team call-out, instructing team members to meet at the campsite before commencing a search of the forest tracks and paths.’
  • 46) ‘Descend through the forest where various tracks and paths take you to the B970 at Coylumbridge, two miles from Aviemore.’
  • 47) ‘Leave the road and follow farm and forest tracks through the Garadhban Forest.’
  • 48) ‘Walking the region's historic paths and forest tracks, you will come across vignerons so proud of their produce that they'll insist you sample each grape variety.’
  • 49) ‘Follow the track to a minor road and turn right to reach a main road.’
  • 50) ‘The race - which has been run since 1519 - is run over four miles and covers fields, farm tracks and roads.’
  • 51) ‘After a spooky tunnel we were out in the sunshine and on Long Lane, the first of three tracks, and a rather austere mile to start with.’
  • 52) ‘Accessible only by a dirt path which runs off a single track road, it's about as far from the heady glamour of Hollywood as you can imagine.’
  • 53) ‘Mike has a love of rough tracks and we follow a number of them during the day, emerging at the end of one at a natural pool, formed by a tufa dam, in the midst of a gently-flowing creek.’
  • 54) ‘I followed scars posing as roads and faded tracks not shown on any map yet drawn.’
  • 55) ‘Nowadays, most hill walkers climb Ben Ledi from the east, using a combination of hill tracks and forestry paths.’
  • 56) ‘The terrain throughout the run featured roads, and rougher pilgrim tracks through the mountains.’
  • 57) ‘Take the shooters' track on the left that is resurfaced and curls round to head northeast.’
  • 58) ‘The sale was conducted in a tent on the Saratoga Race Course backstretch with sale horses stabled at the track.’
  • 59) ‘The action came during Thursday's meeting of the Oklahoma Horse Racing Commission when all three of the state's tracks got racing days.’
  • 60) ‘The October yearling sale will be held during the track's annual fall race meeting.’
  • 61) ‘Betting is currently allowed at official booths at dog and horse racing tracks, and some bookmakers are authorized to place odds on some sports events.’
  • 62) ‘He said he prefers to buy horses to race at the tracks in the Northeast and looks for horses with good pedigrees for resale as stallion and broodmare prospects.’
  • 63) ‘He and 50,000 inhabitants of the Italian town of Siena go wild twice a year when their town square is transformed into a horse track for a biennial race.’
  • 64) ‘But that doesn't mean you can't find affordable ways to get into race marketing at local tracks or through smaller circuits.’
  • 65) ‘Three courses - Lingfield, Southwell and Wolverhampton - have all-weather tracks although no jump races are held there.’
  • 66) ‘She beamed as she entered the stadium and finished her race as the lone athlete on the track.’
  • 67) ‘Extreme wind gusts forced the cancellation of live racing at the Maryland track after the third race on Saturday.’
  • 68) ‘He refused the offer because he had only been back at the track riding horses in the mornings for five days.’
  • 69) ‘For second offenses, trainers will be prohibited from entering horses at the track for 15 days.’
  • 70) ‘The tight, banked bends on indoor tracks mean a tall athlete with a long stride length will struggle in the 200m and 400m.’
  • 71) ‘I like to call it beginner's luck and invoke the empirical evidence at horse racing tracks and Las Vegas casinos.’
  • 72) ‘One of the provisions of the policy will make it feasible for out-of-state trainers to race horses in California when their home tracks are closed.’
  • 73) ‘In addition to horse racing, the territory even has a greyhound track where sleek canines race a mechanical rabbit.’
  • 74) ‘She has clear memories of the season her father bought her favourite race track.’
  • 75) ‘When we test, we also try to find the worst track conditions possible.’
  • 76) ‘I was always better at the high speed stuff on tracks, rather than the road stuff.’
  • 77) ‘They're dedicated to promoting racing on the track rather than the street.’
  • 78) ‘Growing up, he loved sports, participating in track and basketball.’
  • 79) ‘My dad would take her fishing and get her involved in sports like track and basketball.’
  • 80) ‘Some may say that track is an individual sport, I tend to disagree.’
  • 81) ‘Not so many years ago I could proudly say that Richmond had the best soccer, track and other sports facilities in the Lower Mainland.’
  • 82) ‘He had a really light build, perfect for track and swimming, which were his two favorite sports.’
  • 83) ‘In high school my daughters were both involved in sports activities - cross country, basketball, and track.’
  • 84) ‘At an early age, Arnold became involved in a variety of sports, including soccer, track, boxing and swimming.’
  • 85) ‘As a young man he excelled in all the major sports; baseball, basketball, football and track.’
  • 86) ‘In our team, medals can come from anywhere: sprints, distance, track or field, male or female, individual or relay.’
  • 87) ‘He is a GB Modern Pentathlete and 1500m northern track champion.’
  • 88) ‘But mountain biking is an obscure cousin in the celebrity sports family of World Cup soccer and Olympic track.’
  • 89) ‘In college baseball, tennis, track, golf, swimming and other campus sports, the machinery is smooth.’
  • 90) ‘She started to sprint harder, just as she had done in for track.’
  • 91) ‘Wearing sports suits from China, prisoners competed in track and field, boxing and basketball.’
  • 92) ‘I think she might go on to be the biggest British track star of the next few years…’
  • 93) ‘Number three on the sporting calendar was last Friday's primary school track meet.’
  • 94) ‘Tomorrow was the track meet and her date, so she was a little excited.’
  • 95) ‘Syrians also enjoying swimming, tennis, track meets, and ping-pong tournaments.’
  • 96) ‘We see animal and bird tracks similarly marked, animals and birds themselves, often in outline, infilled, or as stick figures.’
  • 97) ‘A great stride forward was made in recognising Aboriginal dreaming tracks, marking the journey of spiritual ancestors in central Australia.’
  • 98) ‘Nearing the border, they left the tarmac of the main road and began to bounce across the rutted sand, following in the tracks of the vehicles which had already passed the same way.’
  • 99) ‘It's hard to see, but there are some animal tracks in the picture.’
  • 100) ‘On a recent day, a raccoon's tracks mark the surf-soaked sand.’
  • 101) ‘There may well not be any big game in view but there will always be birds, insects, flora and animal tracks to look at, discuss and interpret.’
  • 102) ‘Deep tracks and skid marks were left on greens after the hooligans damaged them.’
  • 103) ‘The footprints of tribes - and neighbouring animals - cut tracks in the vegetation and the soil.’
  • 104) ‘These show footprints, burrows, tracks, or other marks made during the course of an organism's lifetime.’
  • 105) ‘Reading the tracks of a person - footprints or vehicle tracks - rarely aims at finding out where that someone is.’
  • 106) ‘Theo murmured that these were animal tracks that we were following, not human, but I pushed on until we turned a corner and met a curved lip of eroded rock.’
  • 107) ‘They stayed away from the trail, cutting across country, following animal tracks where they could to avoid unseen obstacles.’
  • 108) ‘Inexperienced dogs tend to lose the trail and end up following other animal tracks.’
  • 109) ‘On the ceiling of the cave, animal tracks can be seen, and there are fossils of many marine creatures - plus a bird fossil which looks like a chicken.’
  • 110) ‘These had been removed with surgical precision and there were no tracks near the animal that would enable determining exactly what attacked it.’
  • 111) ‘Animal tracks, illuminated by the moon's light, told of how various forms of wildlife frequented this place of tranquility.’
  • 112) ‘Field observations were verified using a field guide of animal tracks.’
  • 113) ‘Animal tracks, such as those of this baby loggerhead turtle, are most easily seen in snow, mud, or sand.’
  • 114) ‘Keep them interested by making snow angels or looking for animal tracks.’
  • 115) ‘But soon, they realized that the matted snow on these popular roads hid their tracks better than did the more subtle paths.’
  • 116) ‘And, even if I can't follow his peripatetic tracks around the globe, I can enjoy his travels vicariously.’
  • 117) ‘I follow his tracks, cursing and grumbling: Where does he think he's going in this weather?’
  • 118) ‘Complications began to arise as he followed her tracks.’
  • 119) ‘What I didn't know was that the groom had followed my tracks.’
  • 120) ‘Most of the characters follow such tracks, nonetheless, hoping to find solace away from Rivière au Sel.’
  • 121) ‘Start the new season with the right foot by checking out the stylish shoes that'll make all the ladies want to follow your tracks.’
  • 122) ‘Follow the tracks of past users through China, Italy, Major League Baseball.’
  • 123) ‘I followed his tracks for weeks, but he was always one step ahead of me.’
  • 124) ‘In Western Europe, the defence and revision of the myths have run along different tracks.’
  • 125) ‘In recent decades, marching band traditions in the United States have evolved along decidedly different cultural tracks.’
  • 126) ‘The two painters went on very different tracks afterward.’
  • 127) ‘Fluency was the ability to generate several ideas on the same track, flexibility involved being able to produce ideas on several different tracks.’
  • 128) ‘Even as both prepare to move into different tracks, it is evident that their involvement with the feminist movement and publishing are their foremost passions.’
  • 129) ‘I had said plenty of impulsive and strange things before, and had suggested many many different career tracks, but I had never said this before.’
  • 130) ‘That first weekend grew into a long-distance friendship that continued while the two spent the next few years on different tracks.’
  • 131) ‘Unfortunately my mouth and mind are often on different tracks.’
  • 132) ‘And if you have a combination of players, different tracks will develop.’
  • 133) ‘They are hard grafters, but from very different tracks.’
  • 134) ‘They are different tracks, and people should stop using that talking point.’
  • 135) ‘We're definitely concerned, but hopeful and optimistic that everything finally will go along the right track.’
  • 136) ‘The two campaigns are likely to run along parallel tracks.’
  • 137) ‘Until Beeching there was a twin track railway line along here.’
  • 138) ‘Why it was sent over the Hudson River bridge onto the single track main line I don't know.’
  • 139) ‘Motorists watched in amazement as a 30 ft fountain of water caused an explosion on the electricity lines above a railway track.’
  • 140) ‘He was with me while we walked along railway tracks and picked up empty cigarette packets, which I collected.’
  • 141) ‘He tried to prove that the rotation of the Earth puts pressure on the same rail of a straight track of a railway irrespective of the direction of travel.’
  • 142) ‘The issue of continuous-welded railway tracks has been involved in arguments about buckling.’
  • 143) ‘Then suddenly we were not on the train anymore but were walking along the railway track itself.’
  • 144) ‘Construction on the first section of light rail tracks will begin next month.’
  • 145) ‘After the invention of the electrical telegraph in 1839, telegraph lines were laid alongside all the major railway tracks.’
  • 146) ‘However, if we look down a long stretch of straight parallel lines, such as a pair of railway tracks, they appear to meet.’
  • 147) ‘Turn right immediately after the railway tracks into Depot Square.’
  • 148) ‘Years ago railway tracks would run along this path.’
  • 149) ‘At the meeting, it was stated that there would be a further inspection of the carriages, locomotives and railway tracks.’
  • 150) ‘And it would not be affected by problems that can paralyse present railway tracks, like leaves on the line and wear and tear.’
  • 151) ‘The train suddenly increased speed and jumped the tracks after leaving Waterfall railway station, about 40 kilometres south of Sydney.’
  • 152) ‘Her model could be used to keep railway tracks in stations clean.’
  • 153) ‘Houses and flats have been built where the railway tracks were laid in the 1860s.’
  • 154) ‘Ellen and her daughter would return home the way they had come, by following the railroad track.’
  • 155) ‘At the westernmost end was the old swing gate that covered the railway tracks coming into the harbour.’
  • 156) ‘However, because Arrow trains require a different gauge track, a new line needs to be put down.’
  • 157) ‘Spotlights move in a track that's mounted diagonally, following the angle of the stairs overhead.’
  • 158) ‘The platform was placed on wheels, which were free to move along a level metal track.’
  • 159) ‘Wax curtain rods and tracks before hanging curtains, as this will help them slide more easily.’
  • 160) ‘Lights scattered across the ceiling or a track of spotlights enable other areas of the room to be lit up, but a more exciting modern alternative is the multi-arm ceiling light.’
  • 161) ‘She hopes the hook appeals to curtain rail and track manufacturers and the general public alike.’
  • 162) ‘The room I'm in is full of shelves on tracks - you move them to get between them and get files out.’
  • 163) ‘The doors are so light a child can push them open or closed, and their slim, custom metal tracks make conventional sliders look prehistorically heavy.’
  • 164) ‘If necessary, remove the horizontal top trim boards alongside the track, using the same method’
  • 165) ‘They composed the songs, recorded the tracks, edited the music and did all the audio engineering work necessary.’
  • 166) ‘The next song, the title track, melds another downtempo beat with a gentle guitar melody.’
  • 167) ‘Last time out, I discovered a cheap way to do a re-mix, or record an extra track overdubbed onto your music.’
  • 168) ‘Sounding at times like a drunken pop song, the title track is in fact an exhilaratingly happy and twisted piece of work.’
  • 169) ‘Sadly, two of my favorite songs are bonus tracks and were released well over a year ago.’
  • 170) ‘We will be going into the recording studio soon to record some new tracks.’
  • 171) ‘First albums are often collections of tracks recorded over a long period of time.’
  • 172) ‘Although it was not the first track recorded, it proved determinant in how this album would sound.’
  • 173) ‘Some of the b-sides stood up better than the tracks on the record.’
  • 174) ‘Note that there is a bonus audio commentary track with Peter, Graeme, and Nicola.’
  • 175) ‘Starting the disc is a commentary track by the director and a few other production members.’
  • 176) ‘The opening title track features a winning riff, ringing true through the international language of static and feedback.’
  • 177) ‘The song is the title track from the 1984 album.’
  • 178) ‘The many stand-out tracks on this album make it a favorite of most fans.’
  • 179) ‘The singer was used to arriving at a studio to find the backing tracks already recorded.’
  • 180) ‘You can flesh out the rest after you've downloaded this lead-off track from the band's upcoming debut full-length.’
  • 181) ‘Yes, but it's that awful bonus track recorded in 1991.’
  • 182) ‘Two previously unreleased tracks are included on this collection, but it's the earlier work that will get you.’
  • 183) ‘However, most of the time, these unreleased tracks have no redeeming value whatsoever.’
  • 184) ‘There are 17 tracks on this CD, and music from 14 movies.’
  • 185) ‘High track density magnetic media with pitted optical servo tracks and method for stamping the tracks on the media.’
  • 186) ‘Multiple digital read channels may be used to read multiple tracks of an optical disk simultaneously.’
  • 187) ‘A recording surface is segmented into a plurality of radial zones each containing a plurality of concentric tracks on which data may be recorded.’
  • 188) ‘On disc one you get the feature film and commentary tracks.’
  • 189) ‘I really hate it when you can't select between audio tracks during the film.’
  • 190) ‘The track for the film is mono, so you're getting about as good as you're gonna get with that kind of mix.’
  • 191) ‘Like the man and his films, his commentary tracks are honest, informative, entertaining and sometimes blunt.’
  • 192) ‘This is an apt track for the film, as it didn't really require a full-blown 5.1 remix.’
  • 193) ‘Then again, are you really complaining that loudly about the lack of a commentary track for this film?’
  • 194) ‘Two commentary tracks supplement the film, one with the Director and members of the crew, the other with the director and members of the cast.’
  • 195) ‘Every one of those discs features commentary tracks and video transfers that leave the big boys shaking in the dirt.’
  • 196) ‘I bet Jackie would be quite happy to chat about any of his films for a featurette or a commentary track!’
  • 197) ‘The movie itself is not an aggressive action film, but the audio track really shines.’
  • 198) ‘The video transfer is quite excellent and the audio track is almost as impressive.’
  • 199) ‘This audio track turns the film into a real comedy instead of an unintended one.’
  • 200) ‘The audio track is mono only, in keeping with the original theatrical release of the film.’
  • 201) ‘All three tracks are totally serviceable, but the surround sound track sounds the best of the bunch by leaps and bounds.’
  • 202) ‘Thankfully, I didn't have to sit through commentary tracks or a production featurette.’
  • 203) ‘It sounds fine for a mono track, but there is some hissing that indicates the film's age.’
  • 204) ‘The mono audio track sounds like what it is.’
  • 205) ‘The mono audio track has been spruced up, and hiss is almost entirely absent.’
  • 206) ‘Also included on this disc is a French mono track as well as English subtitles.’
  • 207) ‘Each episode contains its stereo surround track with which it is broadcast.’
  • 208) ‘He entered the circular chamber in a wheelchair, without wheels, instead, tracks like a tank, to push him along.’
  • 209) ‘A vehicle equipped with band tracks will weigh about a ton less than a similar vehicle equipped with metal tracks, which will make it easier to transport by air.’
  • 210) ‘Though other tracked vehicles can tear up soft terrain, our tracks steer much the same as a tire-equipped vehicle.’
  • 211) ‘Overall vehicle weight and flotation provided by the tracks regulate ground pressure.’
  • 212) ‘From the west and south, the elite Namal and Golani Brigades trundled forward, their tank tracks chewing up the sodden ground.’
  • 213) ‘Continuous rubber tracks have a metal infrastructure that is entirely embossed with a continuous rubber loop.’
  • 214) ‘Rudolf could hear the metal of the wheels grind against the metal of the tracks.’
  • 215) ‘Yuri was standing by a small, remote controlled platform on tank tracks which supported a probe that resembled Sputnik.’
  • 216) ‘He grew up under the old Communist system, in a blighted Czechoslovakia whose ambitions for independence had been crushed beneath Soviet tank tracks.’
  • 217) ‘Woven into the jacket are electrically conductive fabric tracks which connect the chip module to a fabric keyboard and built-in speakers in the helmet.’
  • 218) ‘In addition, the printed circuit board comprises a flat flexible support on which the conductor tracks run from the stator to the rotor.’
  • 219) ‘We connect them together with wires or copper tracks to make circuits, but it's the components that do all the work.’
  • 220) ‘After exhaustive testing they found that a long track in the circuit board had functioned as the antenna.’
  • 221) ‘Several suggestions were made by Ford engineers to improve its stability, including widening the track width of the vehicle.’
  • 222) ‘The footprint of a vehicle will be calculated by multiplying its wheelbase by its track width.’
  • 223) ‘It also has a wider track by two inches, although the body width is not much different.’
  • 224) ‘The new car has a wider track and larger wheels, which set it off from the versions that have been sold since its launch four years ago.’
  • 225) ‘And there are wider wheels and a wider track, which combine to change the stance of the car.’
  • 226) ‘Alexander does it on foot, following meandering game trails and tracking the animals.’
  • 227) ‘Researchers have found a way to track people's mouse movements in a bid to see how they behave when using the Internet.’
  • 228) ‘I want something that tracks my eye movement on screen, and a key combination which will jump the cursor to where I am looking.’
  • 229) ‘Not only do they help monitor traffic movement but also track suspicious characters.’
  • 230) ‘A trail of blood made tracking the gecko easier.’
  • 231) ‘We can tell whether a consumer likes a pair of shoes by tracking their eye movement.’
  • 232) ‘I tracked the trail right to the other party, but it took me a day to get there.’
  • 233) ‘I'll spare the details of my weekend socializing - you can track my whereabouts by following the links.’
  • 234) ‘They tried to track the person from following the account my paychecks came from.’
  • 235) ‘We can refuse to remake our world in their image: a place of fear and mind control, where citizens are tracked and followed, where people are afraid to look or act different.’
  • 236) ‘They track the radar sweeps of drug surveillance planes to map out gaps in coverage.’
  • 237) ‘The radars picked up and tracked the pieces of the shuttle as they fell to Earth.’
  • 238) ‘Matt said it is following us, tracking us somehow.’
  • 239) ‘More and more, we are living in a society where we are all tracked automatically all of the time.’
  • 240) ‘The aircraft was based on Stealth technology, and is designed not be tracked by radar.’
  • 241) ‘The Norwegian Coastguard closely tracks the movements of dive boats and will probably board yours during your trip.’
  • 242) ‘Unlike satellite tracking devices, it measures light levels to estimate a bird's position.’
  • 243) ‘Step by step, cities like New York must now learn to watch and track everything that moves.’
  • 244) ‘Even at its present speed, the flying saucer's progress was being tracked by another vessel following quietly behind.’
  • 245) ‘The agency has created a linked system that connects its careers service with school and social services so that an individual's progress can be tracked and mapped more efficiently.’
  • 246) ‘You can also find programs to monitor and track your child's online activity.’
  • 247) ‘The progress of various dust control initiatives can be tracked against these on-site measurements.’
  • 248) ‘Writing down what you do removes all the guesswork and accurately tracks your progress.’
  • 249) ‘In one study, researchers tracked the progress of 281 women enrolled in a smoking cessation program.’
  • 250) ‘The gallery is a short walk from campus - just follow the train tracks southbound.’
  • 251) ‘The tropical storm is tracking toward the Gulf of Mexico.’
  • 252) ‘It could be days, for all we know, as far as what the storm is tracking at this point.’
  • 253) ‘We'll watch this storm as it tracks through the northeast.’
  • 254) ‘A line of description at the bottom of the last page that sends the camera slowly tracking back… so the audience can catch its breath gather its thoughts, and leave the cinema with dignity.’
  • 255) ‘Move with your camera and take tracking or dollying shots.’
  • 256) ‘Suppose the camera is tracking in, following a bad guy's footsteps.’
  • 257) ‘The camera tracked around them portentously as they sat at glowing laptops in a dimly-lit smoky room and, bit by bit, revealed the purported secret of Christie's success.’
  • 258) ‘The camera slowly tracked across the hillside to where six small mounds of earth were covered with stones.’
  • 259) ‘This camera only pans to the right, so if fights move to the left the camera has to track 360 degrees to catch up.’
  • 260) ‘These entrapment images are supplemented by yet another cage metaphor, created on this occasion by the camera tracking the two men from behind the railings.’
  • 261) ‘One participant is filmed against a blue screen while another controls a camera which tracks over a miniature of the staircase.’
  • 262) ‘In fact, the general rule is that the camera should always be moving… tracking, trailing or zooming.’
  • 263) ‘With cameras tracking their every intimate just- married moment, these newlyweds have the hottest reality show on TV.’
  • 264) ‘The camera plays along, tracking sometimes the travel of the balloon, sometimes that of a person, sometimes lingering on an empty seat cushion until the balloon is placed there.’
  • 265) ‘I've just had my wheels tracked 'cause I thought that was the problem.’
  • 266) ‘Oh my car has stopped oversteering after I got my wheels tracked.’
  • 267) ‘They balanced and tracked the wheels to no avail.’

Examples

  • 1) I could hear the sound of Alexis dragging smoke into her long-suffering respiratory tract.
  • 2) Miss Webster handed me a diagram of the respiratory tract: not of hers, of course, but of a more ideal one.
  • 3) "" Elrod also has a grazing lease on a small tract of Bureau of Land Management land adjoining its property.
  • 4) ‘Deforestation along the East Coast also opened up large tracts of land filled with small prey, making the area even more inviting.’
  • 5) ‘It was obviously using rolling stock left over from before unification and went through some very depressed areas with large tracts of unused land and derelict buildings.’
  • 6) ‘The Dawes Act not only severely restricted communal lands and traditional cultural patterns, it opened up huge tracts of native lands to white settlement and exploitation.’
  • 7) ‘His short daily walk took him past a set of rundown, graffiti-covered shops and litter-scarred tracts of open land.’
  • 8) ‘After World War I, the Australian government offered veterans the right to settle great tracts of vacant land as compensation for their military service.’
  • 9) ‘He asked why farmers in rural areas shouldn't be able to make money selling off sites while it was okay for big builders to buy large tracts of land near cities and then develop them.’
  • 10) ‘As a result of the conflict hundreds of towns and large tracts of agricultural land have been destroyed.’
  • 11) ‘The remaining area provided for rural and suburban residential tracts, and targeted areas along the city's expressway for future development.’
  • 12) ‘This combined area has the largest tracts of subtropical West Indian hardwood hammock in the United States.’
  • 13) ‘If that is true, it could explain why the species has disappeared from the upper Central Valley of Costa Rica, an area without large forest tracts.’
  • 14) ‘The lowland forests of Indonesia are the largest tracts of land of their type threatened on our planet.’
  • 15) ‘There are areas on which there are tracts of land which are quite unproductive and which could easily be acquired for plantation with suitable trees.’
  • 16) ‘Its extensive tracts of open moorland interspersed with small lochs made it a rich refuge for wildlife.’
  • 17) ‘Black bears and forest interior songbirds need large tracts of forested land, and most of that habitat in the region has disappeared.’
  • 18) ‘They are a legacy of the days of the first settlers when a ‘town’ was, in fact, a large tract of land with a village at its centre.’
  • 19) ‘I wonder how he can reconcile this with his own proposals to zone large tracts of land at the same meeting for residential development, based on no professional opinion.’
  • 20) ‘There are huge tracts of development land within the town and it was zoned for development and that was where development should be taking place.’
  • 21) ‘There are already plans for expansion with a tract of land leased next to the current factory for use later.’
  • 22) ‘The main vegetation here comprises large tracts of tropical rain forests, semi-evergreen as well as moist deciduous forests, plantations and grasslands.’
  • 23) ‘Expansive tracts of productive farming land are being lost to plantations as are the farming communities themselves.’
  • 24) ‘He pointed to the survival of the practical man over vast tracts of British industry.’
  • 25) ‘Are we to suppose that throughout these vast tracts of cosmic space and time, no quantum process resulted in a determinate consequence?’
  • 26) ‘That's exactly what is happening in personal computing, where prices are plunging on vast tracts of open-disk storage space.’
  • 27) ‘It's bizarre because we are talking about vast tracts of timber not too far from a railway.’
  • 28) ‘Higher oil prices are damaging vast tracts of the economy.’
  • 29) ‘But a bit more about the future to add to such vast tracts on the past would have been welcome.’
  • 30) ‘He has laid claim to vast tracts of the culinary world.’
  • 31) ‘Vast tracts of class and cash separate these two very different islands in the Glaswegian archipelago.’
  • 32) ‘He publicly attacked a Melbourne biotechnology company for its aggressive enforcement of patents that cover vast tracts of the genome of every creature on earth.’
  • 33) ‘So to keep their vast tracts of ‘plexes’ afloat, more and more are counting on exploiting their real estate as media.’
  • 34) ‘With drivers pandering along at such slow speeds, it hardly surprising that pile ups occur when the margin for error is so small with vast tracts of traffic all moving in tightly knit convoys.’
  • 35) ‘But one of the things you are not supposed to notice is that vast tracts of the programme have absolutely nothing to do with live sport.’
  • 36) ‘We are drawn through vast tracts of time and across unknown landscapes into a world very different from our own.’
  • 37) ‘Admittedly, the marshaling of characters and strands of plot over vast tracts of prose has never been the author's primary concern.’
  • 38) ‘The degree of elongation in the gastrointestinal tract varies from one region to another.’
  • 39) ‘The focus was mostly on Crohn's disease, which can affect any region of the gastrointestinal tract, although the ileum and colon are the sites most frequently involved.’
  • 40) ‘Contrast medium appears opaque on X-ray film, providing a clear outline of structures such as your digestive tract or blood vessels.’
  • 41) ‘The brain stem is very much more than simply a viaduct for the long nerve fibre tracts directly linking brain and spinal cord.’
  • 42) ‘The tubular esophagus exhibits the typical structure of the gastrointestinal tract with an prominent muscularis mucosae and muscularis propria.’
  • 43) ‘As the food you eat passes through your digestive tract, your body takes nutrients and water from the food.’
  • 44) ‘The animals became ill and lost weight as multiple regions of their digestive tracts became inflamed.’
  • 45) ‘When eating and drinking in general aggravate the pain, the pain is nearly always arising from the stomach, pancreas, biliary tract, small intestine, or colon.’
  • 46) ‘All this then enters the digestive tract and begins its passage from esophagus to stomach to duodenum to small intestine to colon.’
  • 47) ‘We divided the urinary tract into the upper tract (defined as the kidneys and ureters) and the lower tract (bladder, prostate, and urethra).’
  • 48) ‘Meckel's diverticulum is the most common congenital anomaly of the gastrointestinal tract involving the small bowel and terminal ileum.’
  • 49) ‘Other areas affected included the parietal lobe, the temporal lobe, and, in one case, the white matter tracts of the cerebellum, midbrain, and pons.’
  • 50) ‘Diverticulitis is an infection or inflammation of one or more small bulging pouches in the digestive tract called diverticula.’
  • 51) ‘The white matter of the cord consists mainly of longitudinally running nerve fiber tracts that are arranged in anterior, lateral, and posterior funiculi.’
  • 52) ‘Tumors also can cause nausea and vomiting, particularly if they affect the inner ear, gastrointestinal tract, liver or brain.’
  • 53) ‘The descending fibers of the spinal tract of the trigeminal nerve can be observed ventromedial to the inferior cerebellar peduncle.’
  • 54) ‘The signals then travel along the spinothalamic tract of the spinal cord to the thalamus and the cortex.’
  • 55) ‘Diseases of the kidneys, heart, gastrointestinal tract, lungs, bones, or other body systems may affect growth.’
  • 56) ‘It works mainly on the spinal cord, first impressing the sensory tract to the extent that it can produce complete anesthesia.’
  • 57) ‘This can cause broken nerve tracts and might also correct the abnormal lateral positioning of the longitudinal tracts to some extent in these mutant embryos.’
  • 58) ‘I think we all have come across religious tracts in our lives - little pamphlets that are often handed out by evangelists on street corners, that we in turn throw away.’
  • 59) ‘He was a prolific writer of both religious tracts and scientific treatises, and many times he combined the two.’
  • 60) ‘Many people read nothing but newspapers, others religious tracts and books but in the end, such people cultivate a limited range of vocabulary.’
  • 61) ‘So for example, when he's writing his religious tracts, he at one point goes back and writes a crisis in the life of an actress to show that he hasn't left the aesthetic behind.’
  • 62) ‘He would later tell his of monks cranking out tracts and pamphlets, hands stained with the bluish-purple dyes of a messy-smelly technology.’
  • 63) ‘Espousing Christian values, these books were intended to supplement the widely circulated religious tracts and Sunday school literature.’
  • 64) ‘New members are recruited to the religion through workshops, colloquiums, religious tracts, and other publications.’
  • 65) ‘Yet they were also the subject of tracts, sermons, poems, memoirs, illustrations, and not a few Tin Pan Alley tearjerkers.’
  • 66) ‘These poets by no means offer up religious tracts, but do often engage in the arguments attendant to modes of belief, the debate that basic mortality serves up daily in our uncertain skin.’
  • 67) ‘As such, you could look at religious tracts and systems as being blue-prints for consciousness.’
  • 68) ‘But suppose your friend wanted to show up for the movie drunk as a skunk, or wearing a rebel flag on her jacket, or she planned to hand out religious tracts during the show?’
  • 69) ‘I don't have many absolutes, no religious tracts to adhere to, no political dogma that I feel so strongly about that I feel it should be imposed on everyone.’
  • 70) ‘As our event started, one of our volunteers came to let me know that there were protesters in the parking lot handing out religious tracts.’
  • 71) ‘A fervent baptist, he also published numerous religious tracts.’
  • 72) ‘His description of his life before becoming a Christian sounds like something straight out of a religious tract.’
  • 73) ‘The history of Europe post Reformation and then of America reads progressively more like a humanist cliff-hanger than a religious tract.’
  • 74) ‘If a coworker appears hungover, attempt to slip a religious tract in his hand.’
  • 75) ‘Too large for a religious tract, decidedly more elegant than the standard municipal report, it could fit easily within a line of paperbacks strung along the sides of a railway station book kiosk.’
  • 76) ‘But an even more pertinent question would be whether the theses lead up to any sort of tract or treatise concerned with the Holy Spirit and nothing else.’
  • 77) ‘The nation desperately needs sound doctrinal teaching, grounded solely on the Bible, whether through sermons, books, tracts or radio programmes.’
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