There are 2 translations of track in Spanish:

track1

Pronunciation: /træk/

n

  • 1 countable/numerable (mark) pista (f), huellas (fpl) to be on sb's track(s) seguirle* la pista or el rastro a algn to put o throw sb off one's/the track despistar a algn to cover one's tracks no dejar rastros to keep/lose track of sth/sb the police have been keeping track of his movements la policía le ha estado siguiendo la pista he keeps track of expenditure lleva la cuenta de los gastos make sure you keep track of the time ten cuidado de que no se te pase la hora to keep track of the conversation/plot seguir* (el hilo de) la conversación/el argumento he lost track of the argument perdió el hilo de la discusión I've lost track of a lot of old friends a muchos de mis viejos amigos ya les he perdido la pista, he perdido contacto con muchos de mis viejos amigos I've lost track of the number of times I've told him that he perdido la cuenta de las veces que se lo he dicho sorry I'm late, I lost all track of the time perdona el retraso pero es que perdí por completo la noción del tiempo or no me di cuenta de la hora to make tracks [colloquial/familiar] irse*, ponerse* en camino we must be making tracks tenemos que ponernos en camino, tenemos que irnos they made tracks for Toronto se pusieron en camino a Toronto to stop (dead) in one's tracks pararse en seco when I saw the snake, I stopped dead in my tracks cuando vi la serpiente, me paré en seco
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    • We see animal and bird tracks similarly marked, animals and birds themselves, often in outline, infilled, or as stick figures.
    • A great stride forward was made in recognising Aboriginal dreaming tracks, marking the journey of spiritual ancestors in central Australia.
    • Nearing the border, they left the tarmac of the main road and began to bounce across the rutted sand, following in the tracks of the vehicles which had already passed the same way.
  • 2 2.1 (road, path) camino (m), sendero (m) off the beaten track (away from the crowds, tourists) fuera de los caminos trillados (in an isolated place) en un sitio muy retirado or aislado or apartado to go off the beaten track apartarse de los caminos trillados or de los lugares que todo el mundo visita 2.2 (course of thought, action) to be on the right/wrong track estar* bien/mal encaminado, ir* por buen/mal camino the project's back on track el proyecto ha vuelto a ponerse al día 2.3 (path — of storm) curso (m); (— of bullet) trayectoria (f)
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    • And, even if I can't follow his peripatetic tracks around the globe, I can enjoy his travels vicariously.
    • I follow his tracks, cursing and grumbling: Where does he think he's going in this weather?
    • Complications began to arise as he followed her tracks.
    2.4 (projected path) ruta (feminine)
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    • In Western Europe, the defence and revision of the myths have run along different tracks.
    • In recent decades, marching band traditions in the United States have evolved along decidedly different cultural tracks.
    • The two painters went on very different tracks afterward.
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    • Older people recall walking directly over the frozen snow from point to point rather than following the track of the road hidden beneath the snow.
    • The Park offers the complete day out with an extensive range of waymarked paths, picnic areas, forest roads and tracks.
    • He would trace the paths of tracks and highways and railroads, and at night, while he lay waiting for sleep, he would recite the names of maps in his deep, soft voice.
  • 3
    (race track)
    3.1 pista (feminine) motor-racing track autódromo (m), circuito (m) dog-racing track canódromo (m), galgódromo (m) to have the inside track (on sth) (American English/inglés norteamericano) (have the advantage) estar* en una situación de ventaja en algo (be informed about) estar* al tanto or al corriente (de algo) (before noun/delante del nombre) track athlete atleta (masculine and feminine) de pista track events atletismo (masculine) en pista track meet (American English/inglés norteamericano) competencia (feminine) or (Spain/España) competición (feminine) de atletismo en or de pista 3.2 (horse-racing) (American English/inglés norteamericano) to go to the track ir* al hipódromo or a las carreras (de caballos)
  • 4 uncountable/no numerable (track events) (American English/inglés norteamericano) atletismo (masculine) en pista
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    • Growing up, he loved sports, participating in track and basketball.
    • My dad would take her fishing and get her involved in sports like track and basketball.
    • Some may say that track is an individual sport, I tend to disagree.
  • 5 countable/numerable (American English/inglés norteamericano) [Education/Educación] grupo de alumnos seleccionados de acuerdo a sus aptitudes
  • 6 [Railways/Ferrocarriles] 6.1 countable/numerable (way) vía (feminine) (férrea) to jump/leave the track(s) descarrilar(se) a single/double track una vía única/doble the wrong side of the tracks los barrios bajos [colloquial/familiar] he's from the wrong side of the tracks es de origen humilde 6.2 uncountable/no numerable (rails etc) vías (feminine plural) this stretch of track is in poor condition este tramo de la vía está en malas condiciones
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    • Until Beeching there was a twin track railway line along here.
    • Why it was sent over the Hudson River bridge onto the single track main line I don't know.
    • Motorists watched in amazement as a 30 ft fountain of water caused an explosion on the electricity lines above a railway track.
  • 7 countable/numerable 7.1 (song, piece of music) tema (m), pieza (f) 7.2 (on recording medium) pista (feminine)
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    • They composed the songs, recorded the tracks, edited the music and did all the audio engineering work necessary.
    • The next song, the title track, melds another downtempo beat with a gentle guitar melody.
    • Last time out, I discovered a cheap way to do a re-mix, or record an extra track overdubbed onto your music.
    7.3 [Computing/Informática] pista (feminine)
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    • Woven into the jacket are electrically conductive fabric tracks which connect the chip module to a fabric keyboard and built-in speakers in the helmet.
    • In addition, the printed circuit board comprises a flat flexible support on which the conductor tracks run from the stator to the rotor.
    • We connect them together with wires or copper tracks to make circuits, but it's the components that do all the work.
  • 8 countable/numerable 8.1 (on tank) oruga (feminine) 8.2 (distance between wheels)distancia entre los puntos de contacto de dos ruedas paralelas con el suelo
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    • Several suggestions were made by Ford engineers to improve its stability, including widening the track width of the vehicle.
    • The footprint of a vehicle will be calculated by multiplying its wheelbase by its track width.
    • It also has a wider track by two inches, although the body width is not much different.
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    • He entered the circular chamber in a wheelchair, without wheels, instead, tracks like a tank, to push him along.
    • A vehicle equipped with band tracks will weigh about a ton less than a similar vehicle equipped with metal tracks, which will make it easier to transport by air.
    • Though other tracked vehicles can tear up soft terrain, our tracks steer much the same as a tire-equipped vehicle.
  • 9 countable/numerable (for curtains) riel (masculine) (before noun/delante del nombre) track lightingiluminación con focos que se pueden deslizar por rieles
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    • Spotlights move in a track that's mounted diagonally, following the angle of the stairs overhead.
    • The platform was placed on wheels, which were free to move along a level metal track.
    • Wax curtain rods and tracks before hanging curtains, as this will help them slide more easily.

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There are 2 translations of track in Spanish:

track2

vt

  • 1 (follow) [animal] seguirle* la pista a, rastrear; [person] seguirle* la pista a; [spacecraft/missile] seguir* la trayectoria de
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    • Alexander does it on foot, following meandering game trails and tracking the animals.
    • Researchers have found a way to track people's mouse movements in a bid to see how they behave when using the Internet.
    • I want something that tracks my eye movement on screen, and a key combination which will jump the cursor to where I am looking.
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    • The agency has created a linked system that connects its careers service with school and social services so that an individual's progress can be tracked and mapped more efficiently.
    • You can also find programs to monitor and track your child's online activity.
    • The progress of various dust control initiatives can be tracked against these on-site measurements.
  • 2 (deposit with feet) (American English/inglés norteamericano) they tracked mud all over the floor dejaron el suelo cubierto de barro

vi

  • 1 1.1 [Audio] [needle/pickup] seguir* los surcos 1.2 [Cars/Automovilismo] estar* bien alineado
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    • I've just had my wheels tracked 'cause I thought that was the problem.
    • Oh my car has stopped oversteering after I got my wheels tracked.
    • They balanced and tracked the wheels to no avail.
  • 2 (tread marks) (American English/inglés norteamericano) dejar huellas de pisadas

Phrasal verbs

track down

verb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object/verbo + complemento + adverbio, verbo + adverbio + complemento
(trace) [criminal/gang/lost object] localizar*, encontrar*; [missing person] averiguar* el paradero de, dar* con they're trying to track down the source of the information/the cause of the problem están tratando de averiguar cuál fue la fuente de la información/cuál fue la causa del problema

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Word of the day constipado
adj
está muy constipado = he has a bad cold …
Cultural fact of the day

The Senado is the name of the upper chamber of the Spanish Cortes Generales, and the place where it meets. There are 250 senators, most of whom are elected every four years, at general elections, four from each province. A small number of senators are also elected by the autonomous governments. The Senado's functions include discussing, approving, and suggesting amendments to legislation passed by the Congreso de los Diputados and supervising the compensation fund for the autonomous regions.