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traces

long leather straps that run from the collar of a cart harness to the cart and provide the traction for moving it.
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I awaited the coming of daylight and then went down to the front of the chateau, and made a detour, examining every trace of footsteps coming towards it or going from it.
There was the late populous and noisy rendezvous, with the traces of trappers' camps and Indian lodges; but their fires were extinguished, the motley assemblage of trappers and hunters, white traders and Indian braves, had all dispersed to different points of the wilderness, and the valley had relapsed into its pristine solitude and silence.
On the 3d of September he arrived on the summit of a mountain which commanded a full view of the eventful valley of Pierre's Hole; whence he could trace the winding of its stream through green meadows, and forests of willow and cotton-wood, and have a prospect, between distant mountains, of the lava plains of Snake River, dimly spread forth like a sleeping ocean below.
Once, during a brief halt, when he got tangled in the traces and delayed the start, both Dave and Sol- leks flew at him and administered a sound trouncing.
Day after day, for days unending, Buck toiled in the traces.
The sample traces will have the following characteristics: Resistivity (20[degrees]C) 0.
Since the 1960s, ichnology--the study of trace fossils--has grown impressively, to the point where it has its own journal, sub-disciplines, and meetings.
Although PCI Express busses have fewer traces than prior PCI busses, the strict trace length matching specifications make board layout a time intensive task.
It is a constant, yet we sometimes observe that different width microstrip traces may have different propagation speeds even though they are in otherwise identical environments.
Trace fossils yield important clues to ancient life
a provider of open source and true real-time embedded solutions for the post-PC era, has made available a new breakthrough technology, the SpyKer(TM) event trace and visualization tool.
Again, two shot traces overlaid, but it is almost impossible to distinguish them.