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Noun
The act of engaging in a pursuit
“Every now and then oversees visitors will drop in and it always winds up they sometimes are tracing ancestors or relatives.”
Noun
A line, or set of lines, enclosing or indicating the shape of an object in a sketch or diagram
Noun
An image or representation
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An outline or image universally applicable to a general conception, under which it is likely to be presented to the mind (for example, a body schema)
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Sketching
Verb
Present participle for to follow or pursue (a target)
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“Detectives have told of how they managed to trace their suspect after many months of painstaking investigation.”
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Present participle for to find or discover something
“Public health officials were able to trace the source of the disease to a contaminated food product.”
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Present participle for to draw, trace, or define the outer edge or shape of
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“Using your black pencil, trace the outline of the kingdom of Louis IX.”
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Present participle for to find or discover by investigation
“The telecommunicator may need to request that the phone company trace the call to help identify its source.”
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Present participle for to go in search of, especially on the trail of
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Present participle for to give an account of
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Stencilling or stenciling
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Present participle for to find or regain possession of (something stolen or lost)
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Present participle for copy
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Present participle for to prepare something in advance
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Present participle for to keep a record of
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Present participle for to regard something as being caused by
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Present participle for discover the exact place or position of
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Present participle for to arrive at a judgment or opinion by reasoning
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Present participle for to indicate in some way for later reference
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Present participle for to find, or get hold of, by means of conducting a search through various sources
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