Traceableness

traceable

[trey-suh-buhl]
adjective
1.
capable of being traced.
2.
attributable or ascribable (usually followed by to ): a victory traceable to good coaching.

Origin:
1740–50; trace1 + -able

traceability, traceableness, noun
traceably, adverb
nontraceability, noun
nontraceable, adjective
nontraceableness, noun
nontraceably, adverb
untraceable, adjective
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trace1 (treɪs)
 
n
1.  a mark or other sign that something has been in a place; vestige
2.  a tiny or scarcely detectable amount or characteristic
3.  a footprint or other indication of the passage of an animal or person
4.  any line drawn by a recording instrument or a record consisting of a number of such lines
5.  something drawn, such as a tracing
6.  chiefly (US) a beaten track or path
7.  memory trace See also engram the postulated alteration in the cells of the nervous system that occurs as the result of any experience or learning
8.  geometry the intersection of a surface with a coordinate plane
9.  maths the sum of the diagonal entries of a square matrix
10.  linguistics a symbol inserted in the constituent structure of a sentence to mark the position from which a constituent has been moved in a generative process
11.  meteorol an amount of precipitation that is too small to be measured
12.  archaic a way taken; route
 
vb (often foll by out)
13.  (tr) to follow, discover, or ascertain the course or development of (something): to trace the history of China
14.  (tr) to track down and find, as by following a trail
15.  to copy (a design, map, etc) by drawing over the lines visible through a superimposed sheet of transparent paper or other material
16.  a.  to draw or delineate a plan or diagram of: she spent hours tracing the models one at a time
 b.  to outline or sketch (an idea, policy, etc): he traced out his scheme for the robbery
17.  (tr) to decorate with tracery
18.  (tr) to imprint (a design) on cloth, etc
19.  (usually foll by back) to follow or be followed to source; date back: his ancestors trace back to the 16th century
20.  archaic to make one's way over, through, or along (something)
 
[C13: from French tracier, from Vulgar Latin tractiāre (unattested) to drag, from Latin tractus, from trahere to drag]
 
'traceable1
 
adj
 
tracea'bility1
 
n
 
'traceableness1
 
n
 
'traceably1
 
adv
 
'traceless1
 
adj
 
'tracelessly1
 
adv

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