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tracing

noun

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(Entry 1 of 2)

the act of going after or in the tracks of another
  • the tracing of this mountain lion is going to be difficult if the rain washes away all of the tracks

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tracing

verb
present participle of trace

Synonyms & Antonyms of tracing (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to draw or make apparent the outline of
  • trace your hand onto this piece of paper

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2 to go after or on the track of
  • police traced the burglar back to his apartment, where they discovered a ton of stolen loot

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The first known use of tracing was in the 14th century

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“Tracing.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/tracing. Accessed 22 Sep. 2020.

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