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trace
treɪs
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Part of Speech(名) noun, (及物的动) transitive verb
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(名) As a noun
  1. Either of two lines that connect a horse's harness to a wagon or other vehicle or to a whiffletree.
    • A drawing created by superimposing a semitransparent sheet of paper on the original image and copying on it the lines of the original image.
    • An indication that something has been present.
    • A visible mark (as a footprint) left by the passage of person or animal or vehicle.
    • A suggestion of some quality.
    • A just detectable amount.
    (动) As a verb
    1. Read with difficulty.
    2. Follow, discover, or ascertain the course of development of something.
    3. Make a mark or lines on a surface.
    4. Copy by following the lines of the original drawing on a transparent sheet placed upon it; make a tracing of.
      • Make one's course or travel along a path; travel or pass over, around, or along.
      • Pursue or chase relentlessly.
      • To go back over again.
      • Discover traces of.
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