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track

1. in. [for a laser beam, a phonograph stylus, a tape head, etc.] to successfully transfer information to or from a recording medium. Something here won’t track. Must be the stylus.
2. in. [for a person] to make sense. (Usually in the negative.) She wasn’t tracking. There was no sense in trying to talk to her before she came out of it.
3. in. to coincide; to agree; to jibe. These two things don’t track. I don’t know what’s wrong.
4. n. a musical selection on a recording of some kind. The next track is my favorite.
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Geo Tracking is a non-invasive way to track where your permission-based emails are being opened, read, clicked or converted and does not require any action by the recipient such as registration, or user activity such as online searches or web site visits.
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We are pleased to be able to provide users with an easy, yet powerful, solution for tracking information," commented David Carter, president of Vertical Technologies.
The work of researchers like Jeannie Oakes of UCLA and Robert Slavin of Johns Hopkins has proven that tracking does not merely reflect differences--it causes them.
Although he used a satellite to track a humpback whale for six days in 1983, this is the first time one has been used for tracking an ocean mammal long-term, he says.
In 2004, Christiana Care implemented automatic patient tracking software in their emergency department at Christiana Hospital and implemented the same system in their Wilmington Hospital in 2006.
Greater capacity in tracking can help investigators a) identify populations at risk and respond to outbreaks, clusters and emerging threats; b) establish the relationship between environmental hazards and disease; c) guide intervention and prevention strategies, including lifestyle improvements; d) identify, reduce, and prevent harmful environmental risks; e) improve the public health basis for policymaking; f) enable the public's right to know about health and the environment; and g) track progress toward achieving a healthier nation and environment.
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While the optical tracking technique being implemented on SDLT is still in a development phase, this article will attempt to contrast the merits of the two track-following servo systems used by SDLT and LTO tape formats.
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