meaning of track

1. A mark left by something that has passed along; as, the track, or wake, of a ship; the track of a meteor; the track of a sled or a wheel.
A mark or impression left by the foot, either of man or beast; trace; vestige; footprint.
The entire lower surface of the foot; -- said of birds, etc.
A road; a beaten path.
Course; way; as, the track of a comet.
A path or course laid out for a race, for exercise, etc.
The permanent way; the rails.
A tract or area, as of land.
To follow the tracks or traces of; to pursue by following the marks of the feet; to trace; to trail; as, to track a deer in the snow.
To draw along continuously, as a vessel, by a line, men or animals on shore being the motive power; to tow.
track The part of a disk which passes under one read/write head while the head is stationary. The number of tracks on a disk surface therefore corresponds to the number of different radial positions of the heads. The collection of all tracks on all surfaces at a given radial position is known a cylinder and each track is divided into sectors.
the act of participating in an athletic competition involving running on a track

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