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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: tract (0.01113 detik)
Found 3 items, similar to tract.
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n 1: an extended area of land [syn: piece of land
, piece of ground
, parcel of land
2: a system of body parts that together serve some particular
3: a brief treatise on a subject of interest; published in the
form of a booklet [syn: pamphlet
4: a bundle of mylenated nerve fibers following a path through
the brain [syn: nerve pathway
, nerve tract
English → English
, n. [Abbrev.fr. tractate.]
A written discourse or dissertation, generally of short
extent; a short treatise, especially on practical religion.
The church clergy at that time writ the best collection
of tracts against popery that ever appeared. --Swift.
Tracts for the Times
. See Tractarian
, 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
1. Something drawn out or extended; expanse. “The deep tract
2. A region or quantity of land or water, of indefinite
extent; an area; as, an unexplored tract of sea.
A very high mountain joined to the mainland by a
narrow tract of earth. --Addison.
3. Traits; features; lineaments. [Obs.]
The discovery of a man's self by the tracts of his
countenance is a great weakness. --Bacon.
4. The footprint of a wild beast. [Obs.] --Dryden.
5. Track; trace. [Obs.]
Efface all tract of its traduction. --Sir T.
But flies an eagle flight, bold, and forthon,
Leaving no tract behind. --Shak.
6. Treatment; exposition. [Obs.] --Shak.
7. Continuity or extension of anything; as, the tract of
speech. [Obs.] --Older.
8. Continued or protracted duration; length; extent.
“Improved by tract of time.”
9. (R. C. Ch.) Verses of Scripture sung at Mass, instead of
the Alleluia, from Septuagesima Sunday till the Saturday
befor Easter; -- so called because sung tractim, or
without a break, by one voice, instead of by many as in
Syn: Region; district; quarter; essay; treatise;
, v. t.
To trace out; to track; also, to draw out; to protact. [Obs.]
--Spenser. --B. Jonson.