Definition for TRACK

TRACK, n. [It. traccia; Sp. traza; Fr. trace. See Trace. Track is properly a mark made by drawing, not by stepping; the latter is a derivative sense.]

  1. A mark left by something that has passed along; as, the track of a ship, a wake; the track of a meteor; the track of a sled or sleigh.
  2. A mark or impression left by the foot, either of man or beast. Savages are said to be wonderfully sagacious in finding the tracks of men in the forest.
  3. A road; a beaten path. Behold Torquatus the same track pursue. Dryden.
  4. Course; way; as, the track of a comet.

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