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track·ing

 (trăk′ĭng)
n.
1. The placing of students in any of several courses of study according to ability, achievement, or needs. Also called ability grouping.
2. The position of a magnetic tape as it moves across magnetic heads, as in a VCR.
3. The lateral pressure of a phonograph needle as it tracks in a groove.

tracking

(ˈtrækɪŋ)
n
1. the act or process of following something or someone
2. (Electrical Engineering) electrical engineering a leakage of electric current between two points separated by an insulating material caused by dirt, carbon particles, moisture, etc
3. (Automotive Engineering) the way wheels on a vehicle are aligned
4. (Electronics) a function of a video cassette recorder, which adjusts the alignment of the heads in order to achieve the best possible audio and video reproduction from each recording

track′ sys`tem


n.
a system of separating students into groups or classes according to scholastic ability.
[1955–60]

tracking

1. Precise and continuous position-finding of targets by radar, optical, or other means. (DOD)
2. In air intercept, a code meaning, "By my evaluation, target is steering true course indicated."

tracking

Moving along with a camera to follow the action
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.tracking - the pursuit (of a person or animal) by following tracks or marks they left behindtracking - the pursuit (of a person or animal) by following tracks or marks they left behind
animal, animate being, beast, creature, fauna, brute - a living organism characterized by voluntary movement
chase, pursual, pursuit, following - the act of pursuing in an effort to overtake or capture; "the culprit started to run and the cop took off in pursuit"
Translations
alignement des palespistagepoursuite

tracking

[ˈtrækɪŋ]
A. Nrastreo m
B. CPD tracking device Ndispositivo m de localización
tracking shot N (Cine, TV) → travelling m
tracking station Nestación f de seguimiento

tracking

nVerfolgen nt
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There was the stile before me--the very fields through which I had hurried, blind, deaf, distracted with a revengeful fury tracking and scourging me, on the morning I fled from Thornfield: ere I well knew what course I had resolved to take, I was in the midst of them.
Two resolute men, well acquainted with these northern wilds, and skilful in tracking the tread of man and horse.
There was not much difficulty in tracking him; he had left his foot- mark and gone slowly up the winding footpath through the wood.
The tracking she enjoyed; but the mere killing for the sake of killing she could not find pleasure in--little savage that she had been, and still, to some measure, was.
Endeavor to remember the names of those faithful servants who crossed the Channel, in spite of Monsieur de Richelieu, tracking the roads along which they passed by their blood, to bring back to your majesty certain jewels given by you to Buckingham.
Such a banner was long since waving over the portal of the Province House; for thence, as was proved by tracking its footsteps back, had all this dreadful mischief issued.
Route toward Wind River Dangerous neighborhood Alarms and precautions A sham encampment Apparition of an Indian spy Midnight move A mountain defile The Wind River valley Tracking a party Deserted camps Symptoms of Crows Meeting of comrades A trapper entrapped Crow pleasantry Crow spies A decampment Return to Green River valley Meeting with Fitzpatrick's party Their adventures among the Crows Orthodox Crows
For sixteen days they had been tracking the Crows about the mountains, but had not yet come upon them.
I made good time, but was convinced that I was nearly a day behind those I was tracking.
Three great apes accompanied them and to these was delegated the business of tracking the quarry, a feat beyond the senses of the Oparians.
Nearly all night he moved across Kilimanjaro's foothills, tracking by instinct an unknown way, for he guessed that what he sought would be found on some wooded slope higher up than he had come upon his other recent journeys in this, to him, little known country.
One day as he was thus engaged, tracking an unsuspecting savage, he came upon the fellow in the act of hurling a spear at a wounded white man who crouched in a clump of bush at the trail's side.

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