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

Examples of tracked in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Some of Kim’s demos of the newer songs were well tracked and fully arranged. Roy Mcdonald, Los Angeles Times, "Remembering the Muffs’ Kim Shattuck: ‘She is the bravest person I’ll ever know’," 9 Oct. 2019 Six-time Gold Glove third baseman Eric Chavez, who also was part of Oakland’s 2001 playoff team, also was on the ballot for the first time and received one vote among tracked votes. Susan Slusser, SFChronicle.com, "Derek Jeter, Larry Walker make Hall of Fame; Barry Bonds misses again," 21 Jan. 2020 Squiggly colored lines snake across its borders, each representing a tracked giraffe. Ed Yong, The Atlantic, "The Last Giraffes on Earth," 13 Mar. 2020 In the 1990s a statistic called Tobin’s Q (a measure of a firm’s market value relative to the cost of replacing its assets, named after an economist, James Tobin) closely tracked rates of net investment. The Economist, "Are anti-competitive firms killing American innovation?," 12 Dec. 2019 Giambi’s brother, 2000 AL MVP Jason Giambi, was on the Hall of Fame ballot and garnered one vote on tracked ballots. Susan Slusser, SFChronicle.com, "Derek Jeter, Larry Walker make Hall of Fame; Barry Bonds misses again," 21 Jan. 2020 It is mounted on a tracked vehicle and carries a radar and a pack of eight missiles. Washington Post, "Tor system suspected of downing plane is very efficient," 10 Jan. 2020 The sheriff’s office was sending a tracked vehicle designed for traveling on snow to get James. Time, "68-Year-Old Snowbound California Woman Found Alive After 6 Days Missing," 15 Jan. 2020 Advertising Analytics, a political advertising research firm, says that digital ads account for 57.5% of tracked ads by presidential candidates so far this cycle, with over half of that going to Facebook. The Economist, "Should Facebook run political adverts containing lies?," 9 Nov. 2019

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First Known Use of tracked

1926, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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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 25 Oct. 2020.

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