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tracer
American English: /ˈtreɪsər/
British English: /ˈtreɪsə/

Translation of tracer in Spanish:

noun

  • 1 uncountable and countable 1.1 (Military)
    trazadora (feminine)
    (before noun) tracer bullet
    bala (feminine) trazadora
    Example sentences
    • Then, of course, all the tracer fire started coming in, and we were really in trouble.
    • On top of this, other final elements were and filmed separately and then digitally added to the shot to replicate tracer fire, smoke, and shell casings falling from the machine guns.
    • The origin of the bullets and tracers - the gun flashes - were almost at eye level when Rick and I looked back inside the cockpit at the altimeter.
    1.2 (Medicine)
    Example sentences
    • So they enrolled him in a study, testing a new imaging system that would allow them to follow a radioactive tracer through his brain to see the plaque that has built up around the nerve cells.
    • It relies on the difference in distribution of a radioactive tracer, such as thallium, at rest and after stress.
    • A bone scan falls under the category of nuclear medicine, which means that it uses tiny amounts of radioactive materials called tracers (radionuclides).
  • 2 countable 2.1 (inquiry) to put a tracer or tracers on something
    hacer diligencias para encontrar algo
    2.2 (person) a tracer of missing persons
    una persona que se dedica a la búsqueda de desaparecidos
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