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trac·ing

 (trā′sĭng)
n.
1. A reproduction made by superimposing a transparent sheet and copying the lines of the original on it.
2. A graphic record made by a recording instrument, such as a cardiograph or seismograph.

tracing

(ˈtreɪsɪŋ)
n
1. a copy made by tracing
2. the act of making a trace
3. a record made by an instrument

trac•ing

(ˈtreɪ sɪŋ)

n.
1. the act of a person or thing that traces.
2. something that is produced by tracing.
3. a copy of a drawing, map, plan, etc., made by tracing on a transparent sheet placed over the original.
[1350–1400]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.tracing - the act of drawing a plan or diagram or outlinetracing - the act of drawing a plan or diagram or outline
draftsmanship, drawing, drafting - the creation of artistic pictures or diagrams; "he learned drawing from his father"
2.tracing - a drawing created by superimposing a semitransparent sheet of paper on the original image and copying on it the lines of the original imagetracing - a drawing created by superimposing a semitransparent sheet of paper on the original image and copying on it the lines of the original image
drawing - a representation of forms or objects on a surface by means of lines; "drawings of abstract forms"; "he did complicated pen-and-ink drawings like medieval miniatures"
3.tracing - the discovery and description of the course of development of something; "the tracing of genealogies"
discovery, find, uncovering - the act of discovering something
Translations
نُسْخَةٌ بواسِطَة رَسْم الآثار
kopie
kalkering
rajzmásolat
eftirrit, kópía

tracing

[ˈtreɪsɪŋ]
A. N
1. (with tracing paper) → calco m
2. (electronically) → traza f
3. [of phone call] → seguimiento m
B. CPD tracing paper Npapel m de calco

tracing

n (= drawing)Durchpausen nt, → Durchzeichnen nt; (= result)Pause f

tracing

:
tracing file
nSuchkartei f
tracing paper
nPauspapier nt
tracing service
nSuchdienst m

trace

(treis) noun
1. a mark or sign left by something. There were traces of egg on the plate; There's still no trace of the missing child.
2. a small amount. Traces of poison were found in the cup.
verb
1. to follow or discover by means of clues, evidence etc. The police have traced him to London; The source of the infection has not yet been traced.
2. to make a copy of (a picture etc) by putting transparent paper over it and drawing the outline etc. I traced the map.
ˈtracing noun
a copy made by tracing. I made a tracing of the diagram.
trace elements
elements that are needed in small quantities for the growing and developing of animal and plant life.
ˈtracing-paper noun
thin transparent paper used for tracing.

trac·ing

n. trazo, gráfica descriptiva que hace un instrumento al registrar un movimiento.

tracing

n (ECG, etc.) registro
References in classic literature ?
In all the devious tracings the course of a sailing-ship leaves upon the white paper of a chart she is always aiming for that one little spot - maybe a small island in the ocean, a single headland upon the long coast of a continent, a lighthouse on a bluff, or simply the peaked form of a mountain like an ant-heap afloat upon the waters.
All about us the snow was crusted in shallow terraces, with tracings like ripple-marks at the edges, curly waves that were the actual impression of the stinging lash in the wind.
While much had been done in England in tracing the course of evolution in nature, history, economics, morals and religion, little had been done in tracing the development of thought on these subjects.
Pendril's handwriting: "No apparent means of tracing the inclosed to its source.
The Kangaroo immediately adjourned, tracing against the sunset sky a parabolic curve spanning seven provinces, and evanished below the horizon.
And now that we know what they are like there is no difficulty in tracing out the sort of life which awaits either of them.
Thus far I have gone, tracing a secure way over the pathless seas, the very stars themselves being witnesses and testimonies of my triumph.
It dealt in moral and practical maxims, in information on technical subjects which are of service in daily life -- agriculture, astronomy, augury, and the calendar -- in matters of religion and in tracing the genealogies of men.
In the dim caverns of the gloomy Dis, Where, tracing mystic lines and characters, My soul abideth now, there came to me The sorrow-laden plaint of her, the fair, The peerless Dulcinea del Toboso.
Some accounts give rather a romantic origin to this affair, tracing it to the stormy night when M'Dougal, in the course of an exploring expedition, was driven by stress of weather to seek shelter in the royal abode of Comcomly.
whereas the truth-finder, having raked out that jakes, his own mind, and being there capable of tracing no ray of divinity, nor anything virtuous or good, or lovely, or loving, very fairly, honestly, and logically concludes that no such things exist in the whole creation.
When he thus sat, however, with a stick in his hand, tracing the shadow of his figure on the earth, and reflecting-- verily