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Definition of Trace
Trace Trace, n. (Mech.)
A connecting bar or rod, pivoted at each end to the end of
another piece, for transmitting motion, esp. from one plane
to another; specif., such a piece in an organ-stop action to
transmit motion from the trundle to the lever actuating the
tracePrimitive Prim"i*tive, a. [L. primitivus, fr. primus the
first: cf. F. primitif. See Prime, a.]
1. Of or pertaining to the beginning or origin, or to early
times; original; primordial; primeval; first; as,
primitive innocence; the primitive church. ``Our primitive
great sire.' --Milton.
2. Of or pertaining to a former time; old-fashioned;
characterized by simplicity; as, a primitive style of
3. Original; primary; radical; not derived; as, primitive
verb in grammar.
Primitive axes of co["o]rdinate (Geom.), that system of
axes to which the points of a magnitude are first
referred, with reference to a second set or system, to
which they are afterward referred.
Primitive chord (Mus.), that chord, the lowest note of
which is of the same literal denomination as the
fundamental base of the harmony; -- opposed to derivative.
--Moore (Encyc. of Music).
Primitive circle (Spherical Projection), the circle cut
from the sphere to be projected, by the primitive plane.
Primitive colors (Paint.), primary colors. See under
Primitive Fathers (Eccl.), the acknowledged Christian
writers who flourished before the Council of Nice, A. D.
Primitive groove (Anat.), a depression or groove in the
epiblast of the primitive streak. It is not connected with
the medullary groove, which appears later and in front of
Primitive plane (Spherical Projection), the plane upon
which the projections are made, generally coinciding with
some principal circle of the sphere, as the equator or a
Primitive rocks (Geol.), primary rocks. See under
Primitive sheath. (Anat.) See Neurilemma.
Primitive streak or trace (Anat.), an opaque and
thickened band where the mesoblast first appears in the
Syn: First; original; radical; pristine; ancient; primeval;
antiquated; old-fashioned. TraceTrace Trace, n. [F. trace. See Trace, v. t. ]
1. A mark left by anything passing; a track; a path; a
course; a footprint; a vestige; as, the trace of a
carriage or sled; the trace of a deer; a sinuous trace.
2. (Chem. & Min.) A very small quantity of an element or
compound in a given substance, especially when so small
that the amount is not quantitatively determined in an
analysis; -- hence, in stating an analysis, often
contracted to tr.
3. A mark, impression, or visible appearance of anything left
when the thing itself no longer exists; remains; token;
The shady empire shall retain no trace Of war or
blood, but in the sylvan chase. --Pope.
4. (Descriptive Geom. & Persp.) The intersection of a plane
of projection, or an original plane, with a coordinate
5. (Fort.) The ground plan of a work or works.
Syn.-Vestige; mark; token. See Vestige. TraceTrace Trace, v. t. [imp. & p. p. traced; p. pr. & vb. n.
tracing.] [OF. tracier, F. tracer, from (assumed) LL.
tractiare, fr.L. tractus, p. p. of trahere to draw. Cf.
Abstract, Attract, Contract, Portratt, Tract,
Trail, Train, Treat. ]
1. To mark out; to draw or delineate with marks; especially,
to copy, as a drawing or engraving, by following the lines
and marking them on a sheet superimposed, through which
they appear; as, to trace a figure or an outline; a traced
Some faintly traced features or outline of the
mother and the child, slowly lading into the
twilight of the woods. --Hawthorne.
2. To follow by some mark that has been left by a person or
thing which has preceded; to follow by footsteps, tracks,
or tokens. --Cowper.
You may trace the deluge quite round the globe. --T.
I feel thy power . . . to trace the ways Of highest
3. Hence, to follow the trace or track of.
How all the way the prince on footpace traced.
4. To copy; to imitate.
That servile path thou nobly dost decline, Of
tracing word, and line by line. --Denham.
5. To walk over; to pass through; to traverse.
We do tracethis alley up and down. --Shak. TraceTrace Trace, n. [F. trais. pl. of trait. See Trait.]
One of two straps, chains, or ropes of a harness, extending
from the collar or breastplate to a whiffletree attached to a
vehicle or thing to be drawn; a tug.
Trace Trace, v. i.
To walk; to go; to travel. [Obs.]
Not wont on foot with heavy arms to trace. --Spenser.
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