- Now Lloyd and Debbie Peters, who moved to Australia from Hockley, are calling for help in tracing the white Havenese dog who ran off while being groomed.
- What was dismissed as a ‘third-rate burglary’ was eventually traced to the White House.
- Police have so far been unable to trace the white Conway trailer, but a cheque from the Donnes has gone some way to lifting the youngster's spirits.
- The origins of this state of laws can be traced to the development of feudalism and the consequent horizontal and vertical associations that were created in the British body politic.
- Although these developments are unexpected, their origins can be traced to China's 1996 military exercises.
- The origins of the pudding can be traced to the commercial developments of the city between 1685 and 1825.
- Yohanna's fingers traced a silver crescent mark on the babe's forehead and in that brief moment Yohanna recognized her.
- It had claw marks across its wooden panels, and when I traced them with my finger I decided that they were far too big to be from some kind of animal.
- He reached out his hand and his fingers traced her laughing smile.
- A lonely tear traced a path much traveled down her cheek, but she wiped it away.
- I screamed, tears tracing paths down my cheeks.
- Deirdre murmured, a tear tracing a path down her cheek, from sympathy, or from the bruises Alana was probably inflicting, he had no idea.
- Using graphite paper, they traced their portrait onto the map pieces.
- If you are not confident in your drawing skills, you may want to use a piece of tracing paper and trace the image you would to place on the rubber stamp.
- They first drew their portrait on paper before tracing the sketch on to the fabric.
- His hand gripped the hilt of his sword, the blade drawn but down so the point traced a line in the snow.
- Now, with your finger, trace a few quick lines in the heap, imposing some sort of visual rhythm.
- I knew where his hands were on my back, I could feel the patterns he was tracing with his fingers, where my hands were behind his neck, the fireworks exploding in my head.
- Figure 6.3 is a useful alternative way of looking at this issue since it traces out combinations of prices for the two markets which yield the same levels of consumer surplus or profits.
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- The building of the Bow flyover removed all traces of the old bridge, and the River Lea is now barely visible beside the dual carriageway beneath.
- But I think that even if I get rid of all visible traces, that mark of vulnerability that he's left on my home will remain for a long time to come.
- Today, they had disappeared without a trace, not even in evidence on a remainder table.
- Baxter must now wait to see if the IOC will agree to a second test to establish the nature of the trace detected.
- The traces were recorded at different voltages.
- The consensus model presented here is derived from the results of analyzing only six traces recorded in response to a single perturbation.
- Mean familiarity across all traces in memory indexes the likelihood that a match response is elicited.
- Commitment to memory or a given past is weak if its physical trace is planned to be removable and possibly replaced.
- Reconstruction of the mental trace in a complex process, after the fact, is a major challenge as few realize.
- Each pit can hold a trace quantity of a chemical that reacts to a certain protein found in the blood.
- Ammonia, for example, is present in trace quantities, yet it is considered to be essential in maintaining soils at a pH of around eight, that is, optimal for sustaining life.
- The hope is that someday people could wear a badge that would turn a color or make a noise when an specific nerve agent is present in trace quantities.
- A trace of sadness was barely audible in Cattia's flat voice, perhaps such a small sliver of one that only Tania really could pick it up.
- It is a tribute to him that there is barely a trace of tedium in a performance lasting more than four hours.
- ‘You're always damned by the exception,’ Hill says with the slightest trace of a smile.
- In the beginning of the film, Trinity is on the phone and we see the computer doing a telephone trace.
- Witnesses took the number of the car and police conducted a trace on the vehicle.
- Path was synonymous with trace, another invaluable gift that pioneers used to penetrate the otherwise impassable.
- Here, however, it came to be another old and enduring track through otherwise treacherous and disorienting terrain, a variation of path and trace.
- S'sahr barked an order and there were groans, but the troopers spread out keeping eyes open for any traces or tracks.
- The axis of the trace is curved slightly to the left.
- The sheets are bilobed about a median furrow, visible in both vertical and horizontal sections, and form straight to gently curved, cross-cutting traces.
- The thick black curve of Fig.2 illustrates representative traces of tension versus time.
- This paper is more than an extension, however, for in it he used matrices, in particular the trace of a matrix, to greatly simplify the formulas he had presented in his 1926 paper.
- The sum of the eigenvalues is the trace of this matrix and it is sometimes called ‘total variance.’
- There is a clue to the way neural circuits control the disruptive forces of chaos in the trace in Figure 3.
Middle English (first recorded as a noun in the sense 'path that someone or something takes'): from Old French trace (noun), tracier (verb), based on Latin tractus (see tract1).
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- Minister Joe Walsh described NSIS as a most important development in progressing animal identification and traceability in Ireland.
- He said sheep tagging and traceability will assist in resolving illegal movements but the reality is that tagging in itself will not apprehend and root out rogue dealers.
- They include traceability, safe farm practices, prudent use of antibiotics and chemicals, pasteurisation and meat contamination.
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- Threatening someone via email from a traceable source is one thing, but doing it via a public post is another slightly more brainless way of doing things.
- He said crucial meetings next week must face up to the need for traceable farm-to-farm movement to be introduced without further delays.
- The financial disasters are directly traceable to the cultural and ideological catastrophes which these films represent.
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- They've found all thirty people, nameless and traceless!
- Stories travel through the minds of those who receive them, and follow traceless, timeless paths unaccountable to rational means.
- With this experience, the traces of enlightenment are eliminated and a life of traceless enlightenment is limitlessly renewed.
- Ales broke off in mid-explanation to dive into the crowd, reappearing clasping a handkerchief waving teenage girl, and yoking her into the cart's rope traces.
- The horses pulling the carriage suddenly took fright for no apparent reason, snapped the traces and bolted off, startling both the hosts and their guest of honour.
Middle English (denoting a pair of traces): from Old French trais, plural of trait (see trait).
kick over the traces
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- Never mind that you have learned something new, that you have kicked over the traces of your parents.
- It was very hard aged 15, 16, 17, at a school like the Academy, at which a great number of my contemporaries were hereditary Tory, hereditary unionist, in their mentality, not to kick over the traces.
- They're just kids doing what kids do, which is kick over the traces and test their independence.