tracklaying

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noun

track·​lay·​ing ˈtrak-ˌlā-iŋ How to pronounce tracklaying (audio)
: the laying of tracks on a railway line

tracklaying

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adjective

: of, relating to, or being a vehicle that travels on two or more endless usually metal belts

Word History

First Known Use

Noun

1852, in the meaning defined above

Adjective

1884, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of tracklaying was in 1852

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“Tracklaying.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tracklaying. Accessed 24 Feb. 2024.

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