a journey by ox wagon (especially an organized migration by a group of settlers)
any long and difficult trip
journey on foot, especially in the mountains
"We spent the summer trekking in the foothills of the Himalayas"
make a long and difficult journey
"They trekked towards the North Pole with sleds and skis"
A slow or difficult journey.
We're planning on going on a trek up Kilimanjaro.
A journey by ox wagon, especially the Boer migration of 1835-7.
To make a slow or arduous journey.
To journey on foot, especially to hike through mountainous areas.
To travel by ox wagon.
Origin: From trek.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
trek, v.i. to drag a vehicle: to journey by ox-wagon.—n. the distance from one station to another.—n. Trek′ker, a traveller. [Dut. trekken, to draw.]
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The numerical value of TREK in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of TREK in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
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A detailed assessment is now ongoing...It's a long trek (to the villages), it's like Yolanda all over again.
While many in the West might find it enduring that the King is a Trekkie who once even had a Star Trek 'Voyager' cameo, Islamists consider science fiction forbidden because it presumes to know a future that only God can know.
Think about these things you used to see on TV from science fiction, like communicators on Star Trek, well now we actually have them, space exploration pushes us to say 'here's things we've just dreamed about, but we can turn that into reality.'.
It's almost like these electrons are running into a glass wall in space, somewhat like the shields created by force fields on 'Star Trek' that were used to repel alien weapons, we are seeing an invisible shield blocking these electrons. It's an extremely puzzling phenomenon.
You have to bring in new people at same time as satisfying the old people or rather the long term fans, and if something becomes too inside, it's not going to let people in and 'Star Trek' is so inclusive, it's always about bringing people together - that's what the story's about, so it's a balance of filling it with stuff for people that have been there for 50 years and at the same time making it for someone who has zero years of 'Star Trek'.
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