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track in Geography topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishldoce_904_etracktrack1 /trΓ¦k/ ●●● S2 W2 noun πŸ”Š πŸ”Š 1 path/road [countable]SGROAD/PATH a narrow path or road with a rough uneven surface, especially one made by people or animals frequently moving through the same place πŸ”Š The road leading to the farm was little more than a dirt track. πŸ”Š The track led through dense forest. πŸ”Š a steep mountain track2 β†’ tracks3 for racing [countable]DS a circular course around which runners, cars etc race, which often has a specially prepared surface πŸ”Š To run a mile, you have to run four circuits of the track. β†’ dirt track(2)4 track.jpg train a) TTT[countable, uncountable] the two metal lines along which trains travel syn railway line πŸ”Š The track was damaged in several places. πŸ”Š That particular section of track was laid last year. b) [countable] American English the particular track that a train leaves from or arrives at πŸ”Š The train for Boston is leaving from track 2.5 β†’ be on the right/wrong track6 β†’ keep/lose track of somebody/something7 music/song [countable]APM one of the songs or pieces of music on an album (=collection of songs or pieces of music) πŸ”Š There’s a great Miles Davis track on side two.β–Ί see thesaurus at music8 β†’ stop/halt (dead) in your tracks9 β†’ cover your tracks10 sport [uncountable] American English a) DSOsport that involves running on a track πŸ”Š The next year he didn’t run track or play football. b) DSOall the sports in an athletics competition such as running, jumping, or throwing the javelin πŸ”Š a famous track star πŸ”Š She went out for track in the spring (=she joined the school’s track team).11 β†’ be on track12 β†’ get off the track13 β†’ be on the track of somebody/something14 β†’ make tracks15 direction [countable]LINE the direction or line taken by something as it movestrack of πŸ”Š islands that lie in the track of North Atlantic storms16 on a vehicle [countable]TT a continuous metal band that goes over the wheels of a vehicle such as a bulldozer, allowing it to move over uneven ground β†’ off the beaten track at beaten(1), β†’ one-track mind, β†’ be from the wrong side of the tracks at wrong1(18)
Examples from the Corpus
trackβ€’ an eight-track tapeβ€’ college-track classesβ€’ You find out how tracks are determined, and if it seems unfair, question the system.β€’ It can help some to keep track of what is going on if they have others to help them.β€’ He ate rice and a fried egg three times a day, keeping track of the days by counting the meals.β€’ A narrow track leads from the road to the cabins.β€’ Whenever you hear one of these figures you are on track, so make sure then that your heading is correct.β€’ Yet this time he was finally on the right track.β€’ One of the heaviest performers at the seaside track, Between Times was floundering after a slow start.β€’ The track was only wide enough for one car.β€’ train tracksβ€’ The land is now part of the Bay Meadow thoroughbred racing complex and is used as a training track.β€’ I really like the first two tracks on this album.dirt trackβ€’ Devshi bhai took his group along a dirt track to our left.β€’ We cycled into the small village of Noul Roman along a dirt track.β€’ They turned into a dirt track flanked by very young gum trees.β€’ In the morning, we motored along dirt tracks to the deserted ruins of Dainzu and Mitla.β€’ The private dirt track led directly to it.β€’ We follow the dirt track that meanders with it.β€’ During the monsoon, the dirt track which connects McLeod Ganj with Dharamsala lower down the valley turns into sludge.β€’ He ran through the gate, down the lane and across to the dirt track faster and faster, leaping and jumping.run trackβ€’ Sports were very important to the father, who himself had played football and basketball and had run track in high school.β€’ He is this quick: He ran track in high school, even at 6-foot-3 and 200 pounds.β€’ Four army lorries, each carrying one condemned man, drove round the running track.track ofβ€’ the track of the asteroid through space