\ˈtrakt \

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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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,, "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 Yabut drove the tracked vehicle east on US Route 460 and then north on Interstate 95, followed by a swarm of Virginia State Police vehicles, reaching the M557's top-end speed of 40mph. Sean Gallagher, Ars Technica, "Police follow as guardsman takes personnel carrier on unscheduled deployment [Updated]," 6 June 2018 Or, as roboticists have already developed elsewhere, a tracked vehicle with a drone tethered to it. Matt Simon, WIRED, "Darpa's Next Challenge? A Grueling Underground Journey," 15 May 2018 While the reasoning behind the partnership is unknown, the demand is very well tracked. Alexandra Deabler, Fox News, "Rare Domino's-branded Rolex watch goes up for auction," 26 Apr. 2018 According to Tennis Abstract, from the start of the 2015 until the 2016 U.S. Open, Brengle hit at least one ace in 48 of 72 tracked matches (66.6 percent) and won less than 50 percent of first-serve points only 10 times (13.9 percent). Ben Rothenberg, New York Times, "Madison Brengle Sues I.T.F. and WTA Over Injury From Blood Testing," 10 Apr. 2018 Many have been sounding the alarm for years about the plight of the closely tracked population of southern resident killer whales. Washington Post, "Washington state moves to protect endangered killer whales," 14 Mar. 2018 The Army needs to replace its inventory of tracked vehicles, beginning with the Bradley Fighting Vehicle. Jim Talent, National Review, "The Budget Deal Won’t Be Enough to Get the Armed Forces Trump Wants," 13 Feb. 2018

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First Known Use of tracked

1926, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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