One who, or that which, tracks or pursues, as a man or dog that follows game.
In the organ, a light strip of wood connecting (in path) a key and a pallet, to communicate motion by pulling.
(computing) A type of computer software for composing music by aligning samples on parallel timelines.
* 2004 , "dilvie", new.scene.org'' (on newsgroup ''alt.music.mods )
* 2008 , Karen Collins, Game sound
- Trackers have broken out of the demoscene, are are(SIC) now in use by thousands of professional musicians. It's not uncommon to hear about people using trackers on DJ forums, and electronic music production communities
(computing) A musician who writes music in a tracker.
* 1999 , "Adrian Dunn", Re: Using a scanned picture in your demo'' (on newsgroup ''comp.sys.ibm.pc.demos )
- Although there were a few game companies outside the Amiga scene that used a tracker format (Epic Mega-Games, for instance), the majority used the better-supported MIDI.
(computing) A computer program that monitors something.
# (file sharing) Server software that coordinates peers in the BitTorrent protocol.
(finance) A tracker mortgage.
- You can always find musicians. There are more trackers than coders, pixelers, organizers, couriers, and designers combined.
* (US) plow
A device pulled through the ground in order to break it open into furrows for planting.
An alternative name for Ursa Major or the Great Bear.
A carucate of land; a ploughland.
* Tale of Gamelyn
- The horse-drawn plough had a tremendous impact on agriculture.
A joiner's plane for making grooves.
A bookbinder's implement for trimming or shaving off the edges of books.
- Johan, mine eldest son, shall have plowes five.
The spelling (m) is usual in the United States, but the spelling plough may be found in literary or historical contexts there.
* moldboard plow
* sodbuster plough
To use a plough on to prepare for planting.
To use a plough.
- I've still got to plough that field.
(vulgar) To have sex with.
To move with force.
- Some days I have to plough from sunrise to sunset.
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To furrow; to make furrows, grooves, or ridges in; to run through, as in sailing.
* Alexander Pope
- Let patient Octavia plough thy visage up / With her prepared nails.
(bookbinding) To trim, or shave off the edges of, as a book or paper, with a plough.
(joinery) To cut a groove in, as in a plank, or the edge of a board; especially, a rectangular groove to receive the end of a shelf or tread, the edge of a panel, a tongue, etc.
- With speed we plough the watery way.
* plough back
* plough in
* plough into
* plough on
* plough the back forty
* plough through
* plough under
* Ploughright (family name)