[ US /ˈtɹeɪsɝ/ ]
[ UK /tɹˈeɪsɐ/ ]
[ UK /tɹˈeɪsɐ/ ]
- (radiology) any radioactive isotope introduced into the body to study metabolism or other biological processes
- an instrument used to make tracings
- ammunition whose flight can be observed by a trail of smoke
- an investigator who is employed to find missing persons or missing goods
How To Use tracer In A Sentence
- An almost seam free marble floor can be inlaid with tracery, borders, natural mosaics and other patterns in an infinite number of ways.
- Additionally, a polyclonal intracerebral inflammatory response may precede the proliferation of monoclonal malignant lymphoid cells.
- Ochre and red rippled across the male's mantle, in the delicate, complex traceries of which only males were capable.
- One of the oldest uses for praseodymium is in the manufacture of misch metal, a pyrophoric metal (a metal that gives sparks when struck) used to make lighter flints and tracer bullets.
- Some of the drawings, like stained-glass tracery, are studies for the paintings.
- Here is a jade-coloured conglomeration of life resembling nothing in the world more than a loose handful of worms without beginning and without end, interloped and writhing and glowing as it writhes with opalescent fires; and here a tiny leafless shrub, jointed with each alternate joint, ivory, white, and ruby-red respectively; again this tracery of gold and green and salmon pink decorating a shiny stone, in formal and consistent pattern. My Tropic Isle
- Blandamer window, where in the centre of the infinite multiplication of the tracery shone the sea-green and silver of the nebuly coat. The Nebuly Coat
- The curtains are made of saris glittering with sequins a tracery of gold threads unfurling.
- Flashing white light illuminated the silhouettes of the mountains and red and yellow tracer fire soared into the sky. DESPERADOES
- Radioactive tracers have been used to map the metabolic activity of the brain.