trace d'effraction definition, trace d'effraction meaning | English dictionary

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trace

  
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      n  
1    a mark or other sign that something has been in a place; vestige  
2    a tiny or scarcely detectable amount or characteristic  
3    a footprint or other indication of the passage of an animal or person  
4    any line drawn by a recording instrument or a record consisting of a number of such lines  
5    something drawn, such as a tracing  
6      (Chiefly U.S.)   a beaten track or path  
7    the postulated alteration in the cells of the nervous system that occurs as the result of any experience or learning  
   See also       memory trace       engram  
8      (Geometry)   the intersection of a surface with a coordinate plane  
9      (Maths)   the sum of the diagonal entries of a square matrix  
10      (Linguistics)   a symbol inserted in the constituent structure of a sentence to mark the position from which a constituent has been moved in a generative process  
11      (Meteorol)   an amount of precipitation that is too small to be measured  
12    Archaic   a way taken; route  
      vb  
13    tr   to follow, discover, or ascertain the course or development of (something)  
to trace the history of China     
14    tr   to track down and find, as by following a trail  
15    to copy (a design, map, etc.) by drawing over the lines visible through a superimposed sheet of transparent paper or other material  
16    tr; often foll by: out  
a    to draw or delineate a plan or diagram of  
she spent hours tracing the models one at a time     
b    to outline or sketch (an idea, policy, etc.)  
he traced out his scheme for the robbery     
17    tr   to decorate with tracery  
18    tr   to imprint (a design) on cloth, etc.  
19    usually foll by: back   to follow or be followed to source; date back  
his ancestors trace back to the 16th century     
20    Archaic   to make one's way over, through, or along (something)  
     (C13: from French tracier, from Vulgar Latin tractiare (unattested) to drag, from Latin tractus, from trahere to drag)  
  traceable      adj  
  traceability, traceableness      n  
  traceably      adv  
  traceless      adj  
  tracelessly      adv  
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Unique user’s identity on internet is simply is user life in cyberspace while if user leave no record or trace of his virtual life is virtual death.
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