HyperDic: tracer

English > 4 senses of the word tracer:
NOUNperson traceran investigator who is employed to find missing persons or missing goods
artifacttraceran instrument used to make tracings
artifacttracer(radiology) any radioactive isotope introduced into the body to study metabolism or other biological processes
artifacttracer, tracer bulletammunition whose flight can be observed by a trail of smoke
tracer > pronunciation
Soundstrey'ser
RhymesAcer ... Wurlitzer: 99 rhymes with ser...
English > tracer: 4 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningAn investigator who is employed to find missing persons or missing goods.
Broaderdetective, investigator, tec, police detectiveA police officer who investigates crimes
Spanishtrazador
English > tracer: 4 senses > noun 2, artifact
MeaningAn instrument used to make tracings.
BroaderinstrumentA device that requires skill for proper use
Verbstracemake a mark or lines on a surface
tracecopy by following the lines of the original drawing on a transparent / transparent sheet placed upon it
English > tracer: 4 senses > noun 3, artifact
Meaning(radiology) any radioactive isotope introduced into the body to study metabolism or other biological processes.
CategoryradiologyThe branch of medical science dealing with the medical use of X-rays or other penetrating radiation
BroaderradioisotopeA radioactive isotope of an element
Spanishindicador, plotter, trazador
Catalanindicador, traçador
English > tracer: 4 senses > noun 4, artifact
Meaningammunition whose flight can be observed by a trail of smoke.
Synonymtracer bullet
Broaderammunition, ammoProjectiles to be fired from a gun
Spanishbala trazadora

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