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a visible sign or mark of the passage of someone or something

a mark or remnant that indicates the former presence of something

to follow the traces or scent of, as in hunting

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to pursue and locate

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a just detectable amount

an indication that something has been present

a suggestion of some quality

a drawing created by superimposing a semitransparent sheet of paper on the original image and copying on it the lines of the original image

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either of two lines that connect a horse's harness to a wagon or other vehicle or to a whiffletree

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a visible mark (as a footprint) left by the passage of person or animal or vehicle

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follow, discover, or ascertain the course of development of something

make a mark or lines on a surface

to go back over again

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pursue or chase relentlessly

discover traces of

make one's course or travel along a path

copy by following the lines of the original drawing on a transparent sheet placed upon it

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read with difficulty

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References in classic literature ?
There was the late populous and noisy rendezvous, with the traces of trappers' camps and Indian lodges; but their fires were extinguished, the motley assemblage of trappers and hunters, white traders and Indian braves, had all dispersed to different points of the wilderness, and the valley had relapsed into its pristine solitude and silence.
They had trapped nothing, and seen no trace of game since they had left the village; their food would not hold out for another week, and there was a gale coming.
He must have met Kotuko the dog, and played or fought with him, for his shoulder-loop had caught in the plaited copper wire of Kotuko's collar, and had drawn tight, so that neither could get at the trace to gnaw it apart, but each was fastened sidelong to his neighbour's neck.
Next hunting- day another dog sickened, and was killed then and there by Kotuko as he bit and struggled among the traces.
I throw out this hypothesis for what it is worth, but it explains many things,--and particularly the fact that neither the laboratory nor the vestibule bear any traces of the footmarks found in the room.
Only if the poison was indeed of such a nature that it was not possible to trace it nothing worse than suspicion could ever be the lot of any one.
I hoped to find some traces which had escaped me in the darkness.
Among these they found the traces of a large Indian camp, which had evidently been the headquarters of a hunting expedition, from the great quantities of buffalo bones strewed about the neighborhood.
Doth the man who recognizes in his own heart no traces of avarice or ambition, conclude, therefore, that there are no such passions in human nature?
The toil of the traces seemed the supreme expression of their being, and all that they lived for and the only thing in which they took delight.
Once, during a brief halt, when he got tangled in the traces and delayed the start, both Dave and Sol- leks flew at him and administered a sound trouncing.
Day after day, for days unending, Buck toiled in the traces.
This year, TeliaSonera, a major telephone company and mobile network operator in Europe, will fully fund a fourth TRACE Scholar at one of the institutions.
New high-speed parallel trace pod with 5V support for SuperTrace Probe v3,
Through the new interactive portal "MY TRACE," members are now able to create company profiles, participate in the TRACEconnect online discussion room, use the TRACE Resource Center, register for TRACE events, and access their company's due diligence reports.