Definition of tracker in English:
1A person who tracks someone or something by following their trail.
- From there, the trackers could follow the trail.
- His body has never been found, despite months of searching that involved police agents, Aboriginal trackers and helicopters.
- It is the story of an Aboriginal tracker who guides three police troopers in search of an accused Aboriginal man.
1.1A device that follows and records the movements of someone or something: electronic trackers are now showing ornithologists where the birds go
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- Ulster Bank's tracker mortgage in this sector is, again, the cheapest, at 1.05 per cent above the ECB rate.
- Brokers said the move by Permanent TSB comes as Ulster Bank enjoys huge success with a tracker product even though it is restricted to lowrisk borrowers with healthy loan-to-value ratios.
- The loan itself is paid off by an alternative investment, such as an index tracker within an ISA wrapper that you're expected to set up.
2 Music A connecting rod in the mechanism of some organs.
- The tracker mechanism continued in use into the 19th century and has been revived on present-day organs because it gives an immediacy of touch from key to pipe.
- In the largest organs the trackers may be tens of metres long.
- Fritts's are tracker organs, which create sound by a series of levers, springs, and push rods that open valves in a wind-chest to let air pass from bellows to pipes.
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