trace

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  • It was originally created from a number of different materials including various trace elements.
  • But traces of this position can still be found today in some cultural systems.
  • It also traces the development of the management of large technical system development.
  • Although built of stone, no trace of it has been found.
  • No trace of them could be found after his death.
  • The series traces these characters' lives over the course of five years.
  • Any written trace from the past can be the object of intellectual history.
  • Because of their short half-lives, they are found only in trace amounts.
  • Those two papers can trace their roots back to the mid-19th century.
  • Subsequently, the town was abandoned and few traces remain of its existence, today.
  • The lines can be traced back to where they branch off.
  • He traced the history of the term from what he called a "particular" view.
  • There is now no trace of the old station left.
  • Of regular rules for the playing of ball games, little trace remains, if there were any such.
  • Had they simply been school friends who went their separate ways, they would eventually have lost trace of one another.
  • Members are allowed to eat meat that still contains small traces of blood remaining.
  • Only a few traces of the ancient site survive in the old town.
  • There is also a host of trace elements and almost always some organic matter.
  • These are not legal names, and as such become names that make tracing family history very difficult.
  • The term's origin can be traced back to the late 19th century.
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Meaning of trace

  • noun A just detectable amount
    he speaks French with a trace of an accent
  • noun An indication that something has been present
    there wasn't a trace of evidence for the claim, a tincture of condescension
  • noun Either of two lines that connect a horse's harness to a wagon or other vehicle or to a whiffletree
  • noun A visible mark (as a footprint) left by the passage of person or animal or vehicle
  • verb Follow, discover, or ascertain the course of development of something
    We must follow closely the economic development is Cuba, trace the student's progress
  • verb Make a mark or lines on a surface
    draw a line, trace the outline of a figure in the sand
  • verb To go back over again
    we retraced the route we took last summer, trace your path
  • verb Discover traces of
    She traced the circumstances of her birth
  • verb Make one's course or travel along a path; travel or pass over, around, or along
    The children traced along the edge of the dark forest, The women traced the pasture
  • verb Copy by following the lines of the original drawing on a transparent sheet placed upon it; make a tracing of
    trace a design, trace a pattern