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trace
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  • But certainly it traced such a line, and that line, therefore, we must conclude was along the Time-Dimension.’
  • This line I trace with my finger shows the movement of the barometer.

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  • Surely the mercury did not trace this line in any of the dimensions of Space generally recognized?
  • Not a trace of the thing was to be seen.
  • Here and there I found traces of the little people in the shape of rare fossils broken to pieces or threaded in strings upon reeds.
  • ’I searched again for traces of Weena, but there were none.
  • ’I looked about me to see if any traces of animal life remained.
  • I was sorry for that, because I should have been glad to trace the patent readjustments by which the conquest of animated nature had been attained.
  • I walked about the hill among them and avoided them, looking for some trace of Weena.
  • All trace of the moon had vanished.

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  • The rocks about me were of a harsh reddish colour, and all the trace of life that I could see at first was the intensely green vegetation that covered every projecting point on their south-eastern face.

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as in: found a trace of Define
a small quantity or indication (see word notes for a more detailed definition based upon context)
as in: trace the origin or development Define
to find, search, research, or keep track of (see word notes for a more detailed definition based upon context)
as in: trace a picture or outline Define
copy the lines of an image; or draw an outline; or carefully draw a specific pattern (see word notes for a more detailed definition based upon context)
as in: traced a path Define
to follow (see word notes for a more detailed definition based upon context)
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