[treɪs]     [treɪs]    
  • n. 痕迹;微量;踪迹
  • v. 追踪;描绘;找出根源
traceable traceably traceability traced traced tracing traces



n. (名词)
  1. 痕迹,遗迹,踪迹,迹线,足迹,证迹
  2. 图形
  3. 挽绳,缰绳
  4. 微量
  5. 【植】迹
  6. 记录
  7. 挽车的皮带
  8. 【机】连动杆
  9. 去向
  10. 线索
  11. 结果
  12. 【心】记忆痕
  13. 【化】痕量
v. (动词)
  1. 描绘,画轮廓,打图样,勾出...的轮廓
  2. 追溯(由来),上溯,回溯
  3. 跟踪,追踪
  4. 沿着路走,沿路线走,顺着去,跟着...去
  5. 查考,查找,查出,探出,探索,侦探,找到,发现
  6. 复写
  7. 追究
  8. 【军】画出经始线
  9. 计划
  10. 摹写,描摹,写,缓慢而困难地书写,费力地写(字)
  11. 标出
adj. (形容词)
  1. 微量的


n. (名词)
  1. [U] [C]痕迹,踪迹 mark or sign that shows sb/sth happened or existed
  2. [U]些许,微量 very small amount of sth
v. (动词)
  1. vt. 追踪; 追溯 track; follow or discover sb/sth by observing marks, tracks, bits of evidence, etc.
  2. vt. 发现; 找到 discover; find
  3. vt. 描绘; 标出 draw or sketch the course, outline, etc.; mark out
  4. vt. & vi. 缓慢而困难地书写 write slowly and laboriously


  1. a just detectable amount;

    "he speaks French with a trace of an accent"

  2. an indication that something has been present;

    "there wasn't a trace of evidence for the claim"
    "a tincture of condescension"

  3. a suggestion of some quality;

    "there was a touch of sarcasm in his tone"
    "he detected a ghost of a smile on her face"

  4. a drawing created by superimposing a semitransparent sheet of paper on the original image and copying on it the lines of the original image

  5. either of two lines that connect a horse's harness to a wagon or other vehicle or to a whiffletree

  6. a visible mark (as a footprint) left by the passage of person or animal or vehicle

  1. follow, discover, or ascertain the course of development of something;

    "We must follow closely the economic development is Cuba"
    "trace the student's progress"

  2. make a mark or lines on a surface;

    "draw a line"
    "trace the outline of a figure in the sand"

  3. to go back over again;

    "we retraced the route we took last summer"
    "trace your path"

  4. pursue or chase relentlessly;

    "The hunters traced the deer into the woods"
    "the detectives hounded the suspect until they found him"

  5. discover traces of;

    "She traced the circumstances of her birth"

  6. make one's course or travel along a path; travel or pass over, around, or along;

    "The children traced along the edge of the dark forest"
    "The women traced the pasture"

  7. copy by following the lines of the original drawing on a transparent sheet placed upon it; make a tracing of;

    "trace a design"
    "trace a pattern"

  8. read with difficulty;

    "Can you decipher this letter?"
    "The archeologist traced the hieroglyphs"



用作名词 (n.)
  1. When the police exhume the corpse they discover trace of poison in it
    警方掘出尸体, 发现有中毒的痕迹
  2. Traces of blood were found in the bathroom.
  3. The police have detected the trace of the murderer after several days of investigation.
用作动词 (v.)
  1. He traces his descent back to an old norman family.
  2. He traced his signature laboriously.
  3. I have nothing to trace.


用作动词 (v.)
trace back to (v.+adv.+prep.)
    追溯到… find the origin or (one's family or sth)
    trace back to sth

    His fear of dogs traces back to a childhood experience.


    His family traces back to the Norman Conquest.


    trace sth ⇔ back to sb/sth

    His father claims to be able to trace the family back to many centuries ago.


    I think we can trace the fever back to that long cold swim that she looked against our advice.


    The rumour has been traced back to him.


trace out (v.+adv.)
    提出 to suggest (an idea)
trace over (v.+adv.)
    描出 draw on top of (drawing), as through a transparent paper or over lines made with dots
    trace sth ⇔ over

    Even the youngest child can trace over the shapes of the letters with a pencil.


trace to (v.+prep.)
    找出…的所在,追踪到… find (sth or sb) as being in or caused by (sth)
    trace sb/sth to sth

    Will the police be able to trace us to our hiding place?


    The police have traced him to London.


    We traced the river to its source.


    He traced the steps to the pond.


    At last the noise was traced to a fault in the pipes.


    These quotations cannot readily be traced to their sources.



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  • 'No footsteps, you say?' 'The ground was iron hard, sir. There were no traces.'

    出自: Conan Doyle
  • I knew a wagon trace that winds off from the main Jonesboro road.

    出自: M. Mitchell
  • The four wagons..were ready, waiting, the mules their traces.

    出自: W. Styron
  • The hounds traced him along the east side of the village.

    出自: A. MacLean
  • The police..traced bloodstained footsteps across the road.

    出自: F. Smyth
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