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track shoe

noun
1.
a light, heelless, usually leather shoe having either steel spikes for use outdoors on a cinder or dirt track, or a rubber sole for use indoors on a board floor.
2.
the part of a track-brake mechanism that slows or stops a vehicle.
Origin
1905-1910
1905-10
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Examples from the web for track shoe
  • The track consisted of a series of track links and pins with a track shoe fastened to each link by four bolts.
  • Each motor shall be completely enclosed within track shoe width to provide motor protection and adequate ground clearance.
British Dictionary definitions for track shoe

track shoe

noun
1.
either of a pair of light running shoes fitted with steel spikes for better grip Also called spike
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