- a course laid out for running or racing.
- the group of sports performed on such a course, as running or hurdling, as distinguished from field events.
- both track and field events as a whole.
- a band of recorded sound laid along the length of a magnetic tape.
- band2 (def. 6).
- an individual song or segment of a recording: a title track.
- a discrete, separate recording that is combined with other parts of a musical recording to produce the final aural version: a special rhythm track added to the basic track.
Idioms about track
Origin of track
OTHER WORDS FROM track
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH tracktrack , tract
How to use track in a sentence
Their tracks were filled with scowly denunciations of nuclear militarism and small-town dissatisfaction.Almost anarchy: The Style Council and the smooth sounds of sophisti-pop|Mina Tavakoli|November 20, 2020|Washington Post
We were doing a fifth-anniversary presentation, so we had already, more or less, been on that track anyway for 2020 and 2021, where we’re going to focus on the collection and not bring in special exhibitions for a little while.
It would be some time before Einstein brought his general theory of relativity to fruition, but for now, he knew he was on the right track.When Einstein Tilted at Windmills - Issue 93: Forerunners|Amanda Gefter|November 18, 2020|Nautilus
According to the statement, HRC has recorded the highest number of violent deaths of gender nonconforming people this year than any year since 2013, when they began keeping track.
When we rounded the last corner and caught our first glimpse of Imperial Geyser, I stopped dead in my tracks.
Yes, your German Shepherd Buster can wear his own health tracker.
Sure, your cubicle mate, neighbor, and aunt all own a Fitbit or JawBone fitness tracker.
This health tracker for dogs fits snugly around collars and monitors activity with the goal of making dogs happier and healthier.
The tracker focuses on three specific forms of support: financing, health-care personnel, and in-kind contributions.
Or Sensoria, a new athletic-wear company whose socks have GPS and whose shirts have a fitness tracker built into the bra.
The pallets were connected to the keys by a series of levers, known as the tracker action.
In this case, the holes in the tracker bar are made smaller than usual and they are staggered--or arranged in two rows.
By the time they reached the open air their tracker had vanished utterly.The Crimson Flash|Roy J. Snell
An old native tracker had guaranteed to show me this elephant.Hunting in Many Lands|Various
In fact, the county of Pembroke is a happy hunting-ground for the ghost-tracker.Stranger Than Fiction|Mary L. Lewes
British Dictionary definitions for track
- a course for running or racing
- (as modifier)track events
- sports performed on a track
- track and field events as a whole
- to provide with a track
- to run on a track of (a certain width)
Derived forms of tracktrackable, adjectivetracker, noun
Word Origin for track
Other Idioms and Phrases with track
In addition to the idioms beginning with track
- track down
- track record
- cover one's tracks
- drop in one's tracks
- fast track
- follow in someone's footsteps (tracks)
- inside track
- jump the track
- keep (lose) track
- make tracks
- off the beaten track
- off the track
- one-track mind
- on the right tack (track)
- right side of the tracks
- stop cold (in one's tracks)