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trace 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Verb
/trās/,
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traced, past participle; traced, past tense; tracing, present participle; traces, 3rd person singular present;
  1. Find or discover by investigation
    • - police are trying to trace a white van seen in the area
  2. Find or describe the origin or development of
    • - Bob's book traces his flying career with the Marines
  3. Follow or mark the course or position of (something) with one's eye, mind, or finger
    • - through the binoculars, I traced the path I had taken the night before
  4. Take (a particular path or route)
    • - a tear traced a lonely path down her cheek
  5. Copy (a drawing, map, or design) by drawing over its lines on a superimposed piece of transparent paper

  6. Draw (a pattern or line), esp. with one's finger or toe

  7. Give an outline of
    • - the article traces out some of the connections between education, qualifications, and the labor market
Noun
  1. Each of the two side straps, chains, or ropes by which a horse is attached to a vehicle that it is pulling


  1. follow, discover, or ascertain the course of development of something; "We must follow closely the economic development is Cuba" ; "trace the student's progress"
  2. a just detectable amount; "he speaks French with a trace of an accent"
  3. an indication that something has been present; "there wasn't a trace of evidence for the claim"; "a tincture of condescension"
  4. make a mark or lines on a surface; "draw a line"; "trace the outline of a figure in the sand"
  5. to go back over again; "we retraced the route we took last summer"; "trace your path"
  6. touch: a suggestion of some quality; "there was a touch of sarcasm in his tone"; "he detected a ghost of a smile on her face"
  7. TRACE (Transition Region and Coronal Explorer) is a NASA space telescope designed to investigate the connections between fine-scale magnetic fields and the associated plasma structures on the Sun by providing high resolution images and observation of the solar photosphere and transition region ...
  8. Trace is the first album by Son Volt, released in 1995. The band was formed the previous year by Jay Farrar after the breakup of the influential alt-country band Uncle Tupelo. The album reached #166 on the Billboard 200 album chart and received extremely favorable reviews. ...
  9. DJ Trace is the recording name of Duncan Hutchinson, a British electronic music artist, disc jockey and founder of DSCI4 Records. ...
  10. Trace is a Dutch progressive rock band founded by Rick van der Linden after leaving Ekseption.
  11. Trace is one of the most important concepts in Derridian Deconstruction. In the 1960s, Derrida used this word in two of his early books, namely “Writing and Difference” and “Of Grammatology”. ...
  12. In law, tracing is a process, not a remedy, by which a claimant demonstrates what has happened to his/her property, identifies its proceeds and those persons who have handled or received them, and asks the court to award a proprietary claim against the property, or an asset substituted for the ...
  13. An act of tracing; A mark left as a sign of passage of a person or animal; A very small amount; An electric current-carrying conductive pathway on a printed circuit board; An informal road or prominent path in an arid area; The sum of the diagonal elements of a square matrix; To follow the ...
  14. (tracing) The reproduction of an image made by copying it through translucent paper; A record in the form of a graph made by a device such as a seismograph; The process of finding something that is lost by studying evidence
  15. (Traced) The supplying of auxiliary heat to a pipe or piece of equipment by means of a companion line containing a hot fluid or electric resistance. It can be thermally or mechanically bonded to the pipe or equipment.
  16. (traced) advanced and retreated
  17. (Traces) Microbialites · Trace fossils
  18. (Traces) The side straps by which a horse pulls the stagecoach.
  19. (Traces) The silvery lines on the bottom of a circuit board which connect the chips and parts are called traces. Try not to touch them.
  20. (Tracing (cephalometric)) An overlay drawing traced over a cephalometric x-ray that shows specific structures and landmarks that provide a basis for orthodontic therapy.
  21. (Tracing) The action of retrieving information concerning the whereabouts of cargo, cargo items, consignments or equipment.
  22. (Tracing (JDEDEBUG.log)) Select to enable tracing for the processing of the batch job on the server. You cannot select this option without selecting the Logging option. The system selects the Logging option for you when you select the Tracing option.
  23. (Tracing) A Translucent plastic sheet placed over a cartoon which is then traced with a pencil. These are use (and reused) to map the composition onto the wall.
  24. (Tracing) A follow-up inquiry with the vendor to locate missing goods, invoices, or credit memos. Often tracing is done with the shipping company to trace the materials ordered. Tracing of any nature is a search to find out where the commodity ordered and not yet shipped has wound up
  25. (Tracing) A legal proceeding taken under the law of equity where the plaintiff attempts to reclaim specific property, through the court, whether the property is still in the first acquirer's hands or it has passed onto others, and even if the property has been converted (related common law terms ...