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aerial suspended in the air; operating on an elevated track or cables. [1/6 definitions]
afield off the familiar or desired track, as in speech or thought. [1/3 definitions]
assembly line a set-up in a factory whereby a product being put together passes, in moving along a track, conveyor belt, or the like, a succession of stations with workers, each of whom adds, adjusts, or secures apart to the whole.
ball bearing a bearing composed of a track containing freely rolling metal balls, against which or within which a shaft or other part can rotate without friction. [1/2 definitions]
baton in track and field, a hollow cylinder that is carried and passed from one runner to the next on a relay team. [1/4 definitions]
broad gauge a railroad track with a distance between the rails that is greater than the standard width of 56.5 inches or 143.5 centimeters. (Cf. narrow gauge, standard gauge.)
broad jump in track competition, a jump for distance with a running start; a former name for long jump. [1/2 definitions]
cowcatcher a strong metal frame on the front of a locomotive that removes obstacles from the track.
cross-country directed or moving over rough ground rather than on a smooth path, track, or road. [1/4 definitions]
dash a short run at top speed; often, a short track race. [1/12 definitions]
decathlon an athletic contest in which each participant competes in ten different track and field events over a period of two days.
discus a disk of standardized weight, usu. of wood with a metal rim, thrown for distance in track and field competitions. [1/2 definitions]
dog to follow persistently or antagonistically; track; pursue. [1/6 definitions]
dopesheet a bulletin containing information on the horses and riders in one day's races at a track; racing form. [1/2 definitions]
fast track an express railroad track. [1/3 definitions]
field event an event at a track meet that is not held on the running track, such as throwing or jumping.
field house a large building, usu. located at a college or university, suitable for indoor athletic activities, esp. track events, basketball, or gymnastics. [1/2 definitions]
grade crossing the place where one railroad track intersects another, or intersects a road at the same level.
half-track a motor vehicle, esp. an armored military one, with an endless-chain track on the rear drive wheels, or the track itself.
jump of a train, to slip off (the track). [1/20 definitions]
long jump in competitive track sports, a jump for horizontal distance with a running start.