- 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.
verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
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Idioms for track
Origin of track
OTHER WORDS FROM track
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH tracktrack , tract
Example sentences from the Web for track
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.
The tracker focuses on three specific forms of support: financing, health-care personnel, and in-kind contributions.
One of her deputy chiefs of staff keeps track of the tracker, an Excel spreadsheet, she says.
It looks more like a watch than anything else, and indeed it is, but it also has more sensors than any other tracker out there.
A tracker with an altimeter will give you a far more accurate picture of calories-burned.
That means it almost certainly gives you the best information about calorie burn of any tracker.
And in the night, early before the moon rose, the lion came and took the girl of Siss the Tracker.Tales of Space and Time|Herbert George Wells
When the tracker stopped, it threw the bobcat's whole plan out of gear.The Duck-footed Hound|James Arthur Kjelgaard
And as the tracker had said, it came to a stop here and there, while a small patch was more trodden than the other.With the Dyaks of Borneo|F. S. Brereton
By nature and equipment every really expert hunter and tracker is a detective.Average Jones|Samuel Hopkins Adams
Dalgard who had been a hunter and a tracker before he was an explorer crouched for a clearer view.Star Born|Andre Norton
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
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)