Trace Meaning and Definition


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Trace meaning

Word: Trace

How to pronounce: treɪs

Transitive verb

Definitions:

1. Find or discover by investigation.

Example sentences: "Police are trying to trace a white van seen in the area"

2. Copy (a drawing, map, or design) by drawing over its lines on a superimposed piece of transparent paper.

Example sentences: "Trace a map of the world onto a large piece of paper"

Noun

Definitions:

1. A mark, object, or other indication of the existence or passing of something.

Example sentences: "Remove all traces of the old adhesive"

2. A very small quantity, especially one too small to be accurately measured.

Example sentences: "His body contained traces of amphetamines"

3. A procedure to investigate the source of something, such as the place from which a telephone call was made, or the origin of an error in a computer program.

Example sentences: "We've got a trace on the call"

4. A line which represents the projection of a curve or surface on a plane or the intersection of a curve or surface with a plane.

Example sentences: "The axis of the trace is curved slightly to the left."

5. A beaten path or small road; a track.

Example sentences: "Path was synonymous with trace, another invaluable gift that pioneers used to penetrate the otherwise impassable."

6. The sum of the elements in the principle diagonal of a square matrix.

Example sentences: "This paper is more than an extension, however, for in it he used matrices, in particular the trace of a matrix, to greatly simplify the formulas he had presented in his 1926 paper."

Noun

Definitions:

1. Each of the two side straps, chains, or ropes by which a horse is attached to a vehicle that it is pulling.

Example sentences: "Ales broke off in mid-explanation to dive into the crowd, reappearing clasping a handkerchief waving teenage girl, and yoking her into the cart's rope traces."


Synonyms:

hunt down

track down

hunt

trail

imprint

footmark

route

path

course

line

streak

way

backtrace

monitor

dog

retrace

follow

see to it

pursue

vestige

footstep

relic

whiff

echo

particle

shadow

shade

ghost

tang

glimmer

draw

define

delineate

hint

touch

traces

spot

spatter

highway

road

little

sketch


Antonyms:

untrace


Derivations:

tracing

tracer

tracking

traceable

tracker

track

traced


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Trace in Other Languages...

Spanish: Rastro

German: Spur

French: Trace

Italian: Traccia

Turkish: Izleme


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