- 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.
2. Trace [v. i.]
- To walk; to go; to travel.
3. Trace [v. t.]
- 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. - 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. - A mark, impression, or visible appearance of anything
left when the thing itself no longer exists; remains; token; vestige. - The intersection of a plane of projection, or an original
plane, with a coordinate plane. - The ground plan of a work or works. - 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. - To follow by some mark that has been left by a person or
thing which has preceded; to follow by footsteps, tracks, or tokens. - Hence, to follow the trace or track of. - To copy; to imitate. - To walk over; to pass through; to traverse.