I have a dual track, and I need to fill one of the tracks with something busy, some kind of chatter.
The report by Benjamin Dachis and William Robson tracks Canadian performance by province over the course of the past decade.
Paul Theroux is the author of Ghost Train to the Eastern Star: On the tracks of the Great Railway Bazaar.
Starting around 5:00 minutes in, you can see water rushing down the highway, stopping cars in their tracks.
His price tag for two 3,500-foot tracks with 25 to 30 capsules: a cool $1.7 million.
The tracks left by the feet of men were not such as can be made by moccasins.
"Don't see any tracks on this side, Uncle Jim," sang out Steve.
Here he stopped only about forty yards from Jack, and a careful shot dropped him in his tracks.
It had no appeal to him, but hereabouts were the tracks of the owner.
Louis followed the tracks a little distance, then returned to his companions and the dogs, who had stopped for a rest.
late 15c., "footprint, mark left by anything," from Old French trac "track of horses, trace" (mid-15c.), possibly from a Germanic source (cf. Middle Low German treck, Dutch trek "drawing, pulling;" see trek). Meaning "lines of rails for drawing trains" is from 1805. Meaning "branch of athletics involving a running track" is recorded from 1905. Meaning "single recorded item" is from 1904, originally in reference to phonograph records. Meaning "mark on skin from repeated drug injection" is first attested 1964.
Track record (1955) is a figurative use from racing, "performance history" of an individual car, runner, horse, etc.(1907, but the phrase was more common in sense "fastest speed recorded at a particular track"). To make tracks "move quickly" is American English colloquial first recorded 1835; to cover (one's) tracks in the figurative sense first attested 1898; to keep track of something is attested from 1883. American English wrong side of the tracks "bad part of town" is by 1901. Track lighting attested from 1970.
"to follow or trace the footsteps of," 1560s, from track (n.). Related: Tracked; tracking.
Male lover of an older woman or man (1981+)