tracked

adjective
\ ˈtrakt How to pronounce tracked (audio) \

Definition of tracked

1 : traveling on endless metal belts instead of wheels
2 : moving along a rail a tracked air-cushion vehicle

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The best- known example of a tracked mountain lion crossing the 405 is P-22. Los Angeles Times, "First tracked mountain lion crosses the 405 Freeway in big moment for wildlife preservation," 8 Aug. 2019 The tracked activity in the report occurred in 2018. Eva Dou, WSJ, "Global Telecom Carriers Attacked by Suspected Chinese Hackers," 24 June 2019 Its initial description of what those guidelines should look like tracked NSF’s new policies. Jeffrey Mervis, Science | AAAS, "House panel clarifies how universities would report sexual harassment cases to U.S. funders," 21 June 2019 These would likely be heavy tracked or wheeled vehicles carrying at least four missiles with some offroad capability and light armor. Kyle Mizokami, Popular Mechanics, "Pentagon Prepares to Build Banned Missiles as Treaty Expires," 11 Mar. 2019 Now, here comes the latest possible solution, a tracked robot designed to operate with Army ground forces, carrying important, heavy gear. Kyle Mizokami, Popular Mechanics, "Grizzly Is a Rugged Tank Robot That Could Carry a Soldier’s Stuff," 29 Mar. 2019 The Pukkuksong-2, also known as the KN-15, is the same missile but placed on a tracked chassis. Kyle Mizokami, Popular Mechanics, "North Korea Paraded New Missiles, and They're a Big Deal," 17 Apr. 2017 One concept under review would be to create a two-tracked CFIUS process to review investments, with one specifically for China, two of the people said. Saleha Mohsin, Bloomberg.com, "Mnuchin Suffers Setback in U.S. Plan to Limit China Investments," 25 June 2018 Uran-9 is a tracked vehicle, with tracks instead of road wheels. Kyle Mizokami, Popular Mechanics, "Russia’s Tank Drone Performed Poorly in Syria," 18 June 2018

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First Known Use of tracked

1926, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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