HyperDic: tract

English > 4 senses of the word tract:
NOUNlocationtract, piece of land, piece of ground, parcel of land, parcelan extended area of land
bodytracta system of body parts that together serve some particular purpose
communicationtract, pamphleta brief treatise on a subject / subject / subject of interest
bodytract, nerve pathway, nerve tract, pathwaya bundle of myelinated nerve fibers following a path through the brain
tract > pronunciation
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English > tract: 4 senses > noun 1, location
MeaningAn extended area of land.
Synonymspiece of land, piece of ground, parcel of land, parcel
Narrowerbaseball diamond, diamond, infieldThe area of a baseball field that is enclosed by 3 bases and home plate
battlefield, battleground, field of battle, field of honor, fieldA region where a battle is being (or has been) fought
breeding groundA place where animals breed
center field, centerfield, centerThe piece of ground in the outfield directly ahead of the catcher / catcher
clearing, gladeA tract of land with few or no trees in the middle of a wooded area
desertarid land with little or no vegetation
fairgroundAn open area for holding fairs or exhibitions or circuses
fairwayA tract of ground free of obstacles to movement
fieldA piece of land cleared of trees and usually enclosed
field of fireThe area that a weapon or group of weapons can cover effectively with gun fire from a given position
grasslandLand where grass or grasslike vegetation grows and is the dominant form of plant life
groundsA tract of land cleared for some special purposes (recreation / recreation or burial etc.)
industrial parkA tract of land at a distance from city center that is designed for a cluster of businesses and factories
left field, leftfield, leftThe piece of ground in the outfield on the catcher's / catcher's left
lotA parcel of land having fixed boundaries
midwayThe place at a fair or carnival where sideshows and similar amusements are located
mine fieldA tract of land containing explosive mines
minefieldA region in which explosives mines have been placed
mud flatA tract of low muddy land near an estuary
oasisA fertile tract in a desert (where the water table approaches the surface)
outfieldThe area of a baseball playing field beyond the lines connecting the bases
parade groundAn area for holding parades
park, parklandA large area of land preserved in its natural state as public property
park, commons, common, greenA piece of open land for recreational use in an urban area
picnic area, picnic groundA tract of land set aside for picnicking
playing field, athletic field, playing area, fieldA piece of land prepared for playing a game / game / game
plot, plot of land, plot of ground, patchA small area of ground covered by specific vegetation
public square, squareAn open area at the meeting of two or more streets
rangeA large tract of grassy open land on which livestock can graze / graze
right field, rightfield, rightThe piece of ground in the outfield on the catcher's / catcher's right
sectorA portion of a military position
shortThe location on a baseball field where the shortstop is stationed
site, land siteThe piece of land on which something is located (or is to be located)
subdivisionAn area composed of subdivided lots
terrainA piece of ground having specific characteristics / characteristics or military potential
toll plazaAn area where tollbooths are located
yard, railway yard, railyardAn area having a network of railway tracks and sidings for storage and maintenance of cars and engines
yardA tract of land enclosed for particular activities (sometimes paved and usually associated with buildings)
yardA tract of land where logs are accumulated
Broadergeographical area, geographic area, geographical region, geographic regionA demarcated area of the Earth
Spanishextensión, parcela, terreno
Catalanparcel·la, parcel, terreny
English > tract: 4 senses > noun 2, body
MeaningA system of body parts that together serve some particular purpose.
Narrowerrespiratory tract, airwayThe passages through which air enters and leaves the body
urinary tractThe organs and tubes involved in the production and excretion of urine
BroadersystemA group of physiologically or anatomically related organs or parts
Spanishtracto
Catalantracte
English > tract: 4 senses > noun 3, communication
MeaningA brief treatise on a subject / subject / subject of interest; published / published in the form of a booklet.
Synonympamphlet
BroadertreatiseA formal exposition
Spanishopúsculo, tracto, tratado
Catalanopuscle
English > tract: 4 senses > noun 4, body
MeaningA bundle of myelinated nerve fibers following a path through the brain.
Synonymsnerve pathway, nerve tract, pathway
NarrowercommissureA bundle of nerve fibers passing from one side to the other of the brain or spinal cord
optic radiation, radiatio opticaA nerve pathway from the lateral geniculate body to the visual cortex
peduncle, cerebral peduncleA bundle of myelinated neurons joining different parts of the brain
Broaderwhite matter, substantia albawhitish nervous tissue of the CNS consisting of neurons and their myelin sheaths

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