trail

  • 1 trail — Ⅰ. trail UK US /treɪl/ verb ► [I or T] to be less successful than competitors or than expected: » This company s shares have left most rivals trailing. »Precious metal stocks trailed, at 124.35. trail behind sth »Prices of mortgage backed… …

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  • 2 Trail — Trail, n. 1. A track left by man or beast; a track followed by the hunter; a scent on the ground by the animal pursued; as, a deer trail. [1913 Webster] They traveled in the bed of the brook, leaving no dangerous trail. Cooper. [1913 Webster] How …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 Trail — steht für: einen schmalen Weg, siehe Trampelpfad einen schmalen Pfad im Mountainbike Sport, siehe Singletrail Laufen abseits befestigter Straßen, siehe Traillauf, eine Disziplin im Reitsport, siehe Westernreiten ein Plattenlabel, siehe Trail… …

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  • 4 Trail — (tr[=a]l), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Trailed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Trailing}.] [OE. trailen, OF. trailler to trail a deer, or hunt him upon a cold scent, also, to hunt or pursue him with a limehound, F. trailler to trail a fishing line; probably from a… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 5 trail — [ trɛ(j)l ] n. m. • v. 1985; de l angl. trail bike (1969) « moto de motocross », de trail « piste, sentier » ♦ Anglic. Moto légère, polyvalente, dotée de suspensions à grand débattement. Des trails. ● trail nom masculin (anglais trail, piste)… …

    Encyclopédie Universelle

  • 6 trail — ► NOUN 1) a mark or a series of signs left behind by the passage of someone or something. 2) a track or scent used in following someone or hunting an animal. 3) a long thin part stretching behind or hanging down from something. 4) a beaten path… …

    English terms dictionary

  • 7 Trail — Trail, v. i. 1. To be drawn out in length; to follow after. [1913 Webster] When his brother saw the red blood trail. Spenser. [1913 Webster] 2. To grow to great length, especially when slender and creeping upon the ground, as a plant; to run or… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 8 Trail — Trail, MN U.S. city in Minnesota Population (2000): 62 Housing Units (2000): 35 Land area (2000): 0.992799 sq. miles (2.571337 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.992799 sq. miles (2.571337 sq. km) …

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  • 9 Trail, MN — U.S. city in Minnesota Population (2000): 62 Housing Units (2000): 35 Land area (2000): 0.992799 sq. miles (2.571337 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.992799 sq. miles (2.571337 sq. km) FIPS code …

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  • 10 trail — [trāl] vt. [ME trailen < MFr trailler < VL * tragulare < L tragula, small sledge, dragnet < trahere, to DRAW] 1. a) to drag or let drag behind one, esp. on the ground, etc. b) to bring along behind [trailing exhaust fumes] c) to pull… …

    English World dictionary

  • 11 trail — [n] path, track aisle, beaten track*, byway, footpath, footprints, footsteps, groove*, mark, marks, pathway, road, route, rut, scent, spoor, stream, stroll, tail, trace, train, wake, way; concept 501 trail [v] lag behind, follow bedog, bring up… …

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  • 12 trail|er — «TRAY luhr», noun, verb. –n. 1. a cargo vehicle to be pulled along the highway. There are small two wheeled trailers pulled by automobiles, and large trailers pulled by trucks, especially by trucks that lack bodies of their own. 2. a vehicle… …

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  • 13 trail — index chase, delve, follow up, hunt, pursue (chase), search, spy, stem (originate …

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  • 14 Trail — 〈[trɛıl] m. 6〉 1. Wanderweg, pfad, Rundstrecke 2. 〈Flugw.〉 Kondensstreifen [engl.] …

    Universal-Lexikon

  • 15 trail — vb *follow, pursue, chase, tag, tail …

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  • 16 Trail — [tre:l], der; s, s <englisch> (englische Bezeichnung für Wanderpfad) …

    Die deutsche Rechtschreibung

  • 17 Trail — This article is about paths, tracks or other routes used for travel. For other uses, see Trail (disambiguation). A hiking trail in autumn …

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  • 18 trail — trail1 [ treıl ] noun count ** ▸ 1 path in countryside ▸ 2 series of marks/objects ▸ 3 damage/harm ▸ 4 connected evidence ▸ 5 series of activities ▸ + PHRASES 1. ) a path through the countryside, especially one designed for walking for pleasure:… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 19 trail */*/ — I UK [treɪl] / US verb Word forms trail : present tense I/you/we/they trail he/she/it trails present participle trailing past tense trailed past participle trailed 1) [intransitive] to move slowly and in a tired or unhappy way, often so that you… …

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  • 20 trail — trail1 [treıl] v ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(pull)¦ 2¦(walk slowly)¦ 3¦(lose a competition)¦ 4¦(follow somebody)¦ Phrasal verbs  trail away/off ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ [Date: 1300 1400; : Old French; Origin: trailler to pull after you, tow , from Vulgar Latin tragulare, from… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English