Tracker - What does it mean?

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tracker

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • 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 )
  • 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
  • * 2008 , Karen Collins, Game sound
  • 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 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 )
  • You can always find musicians. There are more trackers than coders, pixelers, organizers, couriers, and designers combined.
  • (computing) A computer program that monitors something.
  • # (file sharing) Server software that coordinates peers in the BitTorrent protocol.
  • (finance) A tracker mortgage.
  • Derived terms

    * startracker

    Not English

    has no English definition. It may be misspelled.