1(Of land) having no paths or tracks on it: leading travellers into trackless wastelands
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- It requires you to do so on rough, steep, largely trackless terrain that it's hard even to walk on safely.
- Mile 291: Grab the GPS and start navigating on foot across miles of trackless terrain that'll take you into the interior of the Richardson mountains.
- To provide guidance for a route that sidesteps the timeless, trackless path of the gazelles, the researchers are studying the creatures' habits - and habitats.
2(Of a vehicle or component) not running on a track or tracks.
- The trolley, a trackless affair which drew its motive power from overhead wires, surged smoothly through the late morning traffic with its handful of riders.
- The tram ticket brings to mind that even after the last war there still remained two metal lattice-work stanchions that carried the power for the trackless trams to Oxenhope and Haworth.
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