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Definition of tracing

tracing
Trace 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 drawing. 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. Burnet. I feel thy power . . . to trace the ways Of highest agents. --Milton. 3. Hence, to follow the trace or track of. How all the way the prince on footpace traced. --Spenser. 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.
Tracing
Tracing Tra"cing, n. 1. The act of one who traces; especially, the act of copying by marking on thin paper, or other transparent substance, the lines of a pattern placed beneath; also, the copy thus producted. 2. A regular path or track; a course. Tracing cloth, Tracing paper, specially prepared transparent cloth or paper, which enables a drawing or print to be clearly seen through it, and so allows the use of a pen or pencil to produce a facsimile by following the lines of the original placed beneath.

Meaning of tracing from wikipedia

- Tracing may refer to: Tracing (law), a process by which a one demonstrates the ownership of property to be awarded a claim based on this information Tracing...
- In computer graphics, ray tracing is a rendering technique for generating an image by tracing the path of light as pixels in an image plane and simulating...
- In software engineering, tracing involves a specialized use of logging to record information about a program's execution. This information is typically...
- Ray tracing is a method for calculating the path of waves or particles through a system. The method is practiced in two distinct forms: Ray tracing (physics)...
- A tracing wheel, also known as a pattern wheel, pounce wheel, and dart wheel, is an instrument with multiple teeth on a wheel attached to a handle. The...
- In computer programming, tracing garbage collection is a form of automatic memory management that consists of determining which objects should be deallocated...
- In physics, ray tracing is a method for calculating the path of waves or particles through a system with regions of varying propagation velocity, absorption...
- Path tracing is a computer graphics Monte Carlo method of rendering images of three-dimensional scenes such that the global illumination is faithful to...
- created by Nvidia, primarily aimed at enabling real time ray tracing. Historically, ray tracing had been reserved to non-real time applications, with video...
- Distributed ray tracing, also called distribution ray tracing and stochastic ray tracing, is a refinement of ray tracing that allows for the rendering...
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