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

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web The tracked robot, about the size of a small truck, boasted a 30-millimeter gun, anti-tank missiles, and a 7.62-mm machine gun. Kyle Mizokami, Popular Mechanics, 9 Dec. 2022 Bridgers’ subdued, gentle multi-tracked vocals skate across a piano progression before the song explodes into a lounge music fever dream, complete with swirling psychedelic synth accents. Kat Bouza, Rolling Stone, 1 July 2022 Just in the last month, at least 13,700 startup employees have lost their jobs, per Layoffs.fyi, according to tracked figures, and the actual numbers are likely far higher. Jessica Mathews, Fortune, 29 June 2022 Cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin and Ethereum have by and large tracked risk assets like stocks since late last year. Anne Sraders, Fortune, 17 June 2022 The tracked, open-hull gun and its accompanying support vehicle entered service with the Soviet army in 1976. David Axe, Forbes, 23 May 2022 Tobacco or alcohol made up less than 1 percent of tracked purchases. Washington Post, 26 Feb. 2022 The tracked metrics are the main difference between the Gen 3 and Gen 2 rings too. Christian De Looper, BGR, 27 Jan. 2022 Stroud’s numbers in adverse conditions at Michigan more or less tracked with his season-long performance. Nathan Baird, cleveland, 1 Dec. 2021 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1926, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of tracked was in 1926

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“Tracked.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tracked. Accessed 5 Feb. 2023.

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