tract

  • 1tract — tract …

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  • 2tract — [ trakt ] n. m. • 1832; mot angl., abrév. de tractate « traité » ♦ Petite feuille ou brochure gratuite de propagande religieuse, politique, etc. Distribuer, afficher des tracts. Tracts lâchés d un avion. ● tract nom masculin (anglais tract,… …

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  • 3Tract — Tract, n. [L. tractus a drawing, train, track, course, tract of land, from trahere tractum, to draw. Senses 4 and 5 are perhaps due to confusion with track. See {Trace},v., and cf. {Tratt}.] 1. Something drawn out or extended; expanse. The deep… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4Tract — may refer to:* tract, a section of land * Tract (literature), a short written work, usually of a political or religious nature * Tract (liturgy), a component of Roman Catholic liturgy * A collection of related anatomic structures, such as the… …

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  • 5tract — s. v. circulaţie, trafic. Trimis de siveco, 13.09.2007. Sursa: Sinonime  tract s. n., pl. trácturi Trimis de siveco, 10.08.2004. Sursa: Dicţionar ortografic  TRACT s.n. 1. Foaie sau broşură de propagandă. 2. v. tractus. [&LT …

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  • 6tract — [trækt] n [Sense: 1 2; Date: 1400 1500; : Latin; Origin: tractus pulling, extension , from trahere to pull ] [Sense: 3; Date: 1400 1500; : Latin; Origin: tractatus tract , from tractare; TRACTABLE] 1.) …

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  • 7Tract — Tract, n. [Abbrev.fr. tractate.] A written discourse or dissertation, generally of short extent; a short treatise, especially on practical religion. [1913 Webster] The church clergy at that time writ the best collection of tracts against popery… …

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  • 8Tract — Tract, v. t. To trace out; to track; also, to draw out; to protact. [Obs.] Spenser. B. Jonson. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 9tract — index district, land, lot, pandect (treatise), parcel, plot (land), property (l …

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  • 10tract — [ trækt ] noun count * 1. ) a large area of land: Vast tracts of land were being planted with these trees. 2. ) MEDICAL a group of organs and tubes that work together in your body: the digestive/respiratory tract 3. ) a piece of writing… …

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  • 11tract — Ⅰ. tract [1] ► NOUN 1) a large area of land. 2) a major passage in the body or other continuous elongated anatomical structure. ORIGIN Latin tractus drawing, draught , from trahere draw, pull . Ⅱ. tract [2] …

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  • 12tract — tract1 [trakt] n. [L tractus, a drawing out, extent < pp. of trahere, to DRAW] 1. Archaic a) duration or lapse of time b) a period of time 2. a continuous expanse of land or of water, mineral deposit, etc.; stretch; extent; area ☆ 3 …

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  • 13Tract — Tract, s. Tractus …

    Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • 14tract — *area, region, zone, belt Analogous words: *expanse, stretch, spread, amplitude: *locality, district, vicinity: section, sector, *part, portion …

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  • 15tract — [n] area, lot amplitude, belt, district, estate, expanse, extent, field, parcel, part, piece, plat, plot, portion, quarter, region, section, sector, spread, stretch, zone; concepts 508,513 …

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  • 16tract — ac·e·tract; at·tract; at·tract·a·ble; at·tract·ance; at·tract·ant; at·tract·ing·ly; con·tract·able; con·tract·ant; con·tract·ile; con·tract·less; con·tract·om·e·ter; de·tract; de·tract·er; de·tract·ing·ly; dis·tract·ed·ly; dis·tract·ibil·i·ty;… …

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