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ˈtræk ɪŋtrack·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. trailing, tracking(noun)

    the pursuit (of a person or animal) by following tracks or marks they left behind

Webster Dictionary

  1. tracking

    of Track

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  1. Tracking

    Tracking in hunting and ecology is the science and art of observing animal tracks and other signs, with the goal of gaining understanding of the landscape and the animal being tracked. A further goal of tracking is the deeper understanding of the systems and patterns that make up the environment surrounding and incorporating the tracker. The practice of tracking may focus on, but is not limited to, the patterns and systems of the local animal life and ecology. Trackers must be able to recognize and follow animals through their tracks, signs, and trails, also known as spoor. Spoor may include tracks, scat, feathers, kills, scratching posts, trails, drag marks, sounds, scents, marking posts, the behavior of other animals, habitat cues, and any other clues about the identity and whereabouts of the quarry. The skilled tracker is able to discern these clues, recreate what transpired on the landscape, and make predictions about the quarry. The tracker may attempt to predict the current location of the quarry and follow the quarry's spoor to that location, in an activity known as trailing. Prehistoric hunters used tracking principally to gather food. Even in historic times, tracking has been traditionally practiced by the majority of tribal people all across the world. The military and intelligence agencies also use tracking to find enemy combatants in the bush, land, sea, and desert.

Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

  1. tracking

    Precise and continuous position-finding of targets by radar, optical, or other means.

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. tracking

    Hauling any vessel or floating body along a canal or river by a rope dragged along the bank by men or horses.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of tracking in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of tracking in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of tracking in a Sentence

  1. Joe Pounder:

    Speed kills in the tracking business, we have been testing out several services as we move in that direction.

  2. Armour Senior Manager Sara Hester:

    In addition to data tracking, there’s content and information and you can building a community with other friends, friends in the network to share and inspire one another.

  3. Jason Chaffetz:

    It's going to be a big push from the oversight committee. What is the government doing or not doing in terms of tracking you, following you, investigating you? And if you're suspicion-less, it should be none of the above.

  4. Gennadiy Goldberg:

    Market pricing for upcoming rate hikes is certainly being supported by the stronger April personal income and spending numbers this morning, if the Fed is really data-dependent and looking at growth momentum, these numbers would do very well for GDP (gross domestic product) tracking and that's helping push yields higher.

  5. Daniel Silver:

    Early on in our tracking of the second-quarter housing data, it looks like real residential investment will decline during the quarter.

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