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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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We did so, and at the end of a few hundred yards lost the tracks as we emerged from the boggy portion of the moor.
"It is, of course, possible that a cunning man might change the tires of his bicycle in order to leave unfamiliar tracks. A criminal who was capable of such a thought is a man whom I should be proud to do business with.
The tracks of the tire began to curve fantastically upon the wet and shining path.
"Strange, Watson, that we should see tracks all along our line, but never a cow on the whole moor.
"Can you recall that the tracks were sometimes like that, Watson"--he arranged a number of bread-crumbs in this fashion--
This fellow Hayes had shod his horses with shoes which counterfeited the tracks of cows.
Berco's skid-steer loader tracked undercarriage also features a patented sliding front frame with a horizontal (i.e., not angled) front track shock absorber designed to keep a constant offset between the rollers and the front idler.
[USPRwire, Mon Jul 29 2019] Fact.MR complied a report on compact track loader market for the forecast timeline of 2018 to 2028.
[ClickPress, Mon Jul 29 2019] Fact.MR complied a report on compact track loader market for the forecast timeline of 2018 to 2028.
> The parameters and limit values affecting track stability are not described in detail,
'There is no encroachment on the railway track; it is right of way of the railway track that has encroachment,' he said while talking to media after reviewing the anti-encroachment drive on the railway track.
Sarwar Ali Khan, CEO, TPL Trakker said, 'We are really excited to launch our latest 'Track Me' feature; an indigenous personal tracking solution of our Trakker App.
According to Pakistan Railways authorities, it has also been decided to upgrade the 2679 kilometers existing track. As many as 89 locomotives will be restored under the new plan.
The Double-Track system, which commenced on 11th September, 2018 with the Green Track, has ensured that as many qualified students as possible gain access to secondary education in the country.
Follow sheep tracks above righthand crest, head for ancient earthwork down righthand spur.