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“… you've already seen the trace plug-in …”

meanings of trace


  1. The sum of the diagonal elements of a square matrix.
  2. An empty category occupying a position in the syntactic structure from which something has been moved, used to explain constructions such as wh-movement and the passive.
  3. A mark left as a sign of passage of a person or animal.
  4. A very small amount.
  5. An informal road or prominent path in an arid area.
  6. A residue of some substance or material.
  7. An enquiry sent out for a missing article, such as a letter or an express package.
  8. A connecting bar or rod, pivoted at each end to the end of another piece, for transmitting motion, especially from one plane to another; specifically, such a piece in an organ stop action to transmit motion from the trundle to the lever actuating the stop slider.
  9. One of two straps, chains, or ropes of a harness, extending from the collar or breastplate to a whippletree attached to a vehicle or thing to be drawn; a tug.
  10. A current-carrying conductive pathway on a printed circuit board.
  11. The intersection of a plane of projection, or an original plane, with a coordinate plane.
  12. An act of tracing.
  13. The ground plan of a work or works.


  1. To walk; to go; to travel.
  2. To copy onto a sheet of paper superimposed over the original, by drawing over its lines.
  3. To walk over; to pass through; to traverse.
  4. To follow the history of.
  5. To copy; to imitate.
  6. To follow the execution of the program by making it to stop after every instruction, or by making it print a message after every step.
  7. To draw or sketch lightly or with care.
  8. To follow the trail of.


  1. A short form of the female given name Tracy or Tracey.

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