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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 ?
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.
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.
When I last saw this interesting ruin of ancient days, one of the very few remaining examples of Saxon fortification, I was strongly impressed with the desire of tracing out a sort of theory on the subject, which, from some recent acquaintance with the architecture of the ancient Scandinavians, seemed to me peculiarly interesting.
Then by means of the Myth of Pandora the poet shows how evil and the need for work first arose, and goes on to describe the Five Ages of the World, tracing the gradual increase in evil, and emphasizing the present miserable condition of the world, a condition in which struggle is inevitable.
He did not compare the new finger marks unintentionally left by Tom a few minutes before on Roxy's glass with the tracings of the marks left on the knife handle, there being no need for that (for his trained eye), but busied himself with another matter, muttering from time to time, "Idiot that I was
Although tracing African American stories presents its own challenges, many books, Internet sources and professional genealogists have sprung up to help you in your search.
Without his help, the chances of tracing the guns taken from Gooding's car looked bleak because the serial numbers appeared to be chiseled off, deputies said.
Law enforcement officers provide essential information on traffickers by tracing recovered firearms.
For Derrida, only by repetition, which is also implied by the image of tracing, does one escape from this well/trap.
Another problem is that tracing operating system code can be difficult.
Specifically, you advised us that no taxpayer, group of taxpayers, or professional or industry group had yet responded positively to Terrill Hyde's January 25, 1991, invitation for taxpayers to express a preference for a tracing system, which would apply to gains as well as losses, over the modified loss disallowance rules.