trackway

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track·way

 (trăk′wā′)
n.
1. A series of two or more often fossilized tracks made by the feet, tail, or other body parts of an animal.
2. A path made by repeated use of the same land.
3. A set of railway tracks along with adjacent land or support structures.
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trackway

(ˈtrækˌweɪ)
n
a path or track
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trackway

- A path formed by the repeated treading of animals or people.
See also related terms for repeat.
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Thus they sidled slowly onward till it struck her they had been advancing for an unconscionable time--far longer than was usually occupied by the short journey from Chaseborough, even at this walking pace, and that they were no longer on hard road, but in a mere trackway.
In a covering letter as part of the application, Lichfields, on behalf of the park, writes: "(Legoland) runs a Christmas event every year, requiring the installation of 12 temporary timber cabins and associated trackways within the ride perimeter of the Dragon Coaster.
Anglesey Council's acting head of highways, Huw Percy, promised the town council that trackways would be put down to more evenly distribute the weight of the vehicles and any damage would be rectified before handing back to the town council's control.
They took a close look at the irregular trackways and witnessed two parallel rows of footprints, which appeared to have been arranged in a series or repeated groups.
The trackways were found in the Yangtze Gorges area of South China, and date to the Ediacaran Period 541 million to 635 million years ago.
Their work unearthed many more dinosaur footprints and trackways. It turns out the prints found in 2009 are part of a 110-step trackway that extends over 155 metres -- a world record for sauropods, which were the largest of the dinosaurs.
Britain's Ancient Tracks with Tony Robinson C4, 7pm The Time Team veteran continues his journeys down some of the UK's oldest trackways and roads.
He said another solution was the use of driverless cars operating on elevated trackways similar to those now used at London's Heathrow Airport.
To our knowledge, Packard (1900a, b), who described three arthropod trackways and some "worm holes", remained the only researcher to report invertebrate traces from this region until over a century later, when Knecht et al.
FIRM moorland trackways spread across Gisborough Moor to oer ne long range views and intriguing evidence of early human settlement such as eld systems and tumuli (burial mounds) in this remote setting.
In the 1930s, Kenneth Caster investigated mysterious trackways in the Devonian of Pennsylvania.