Word Focus

focusing on words and literature





Definitions and Synonyms of tract | Another word for tract | What is tract?

Definition 1: a bundle of myelinated nerve fibers following a path through the brain - [noun denoting body]

Synonyms for tract in the sense of this definition

(tract is a kind of ...) whitish nervous tissue of the CNS consisting of neurons and their myelin sheaths

(... is a kind of tract ) a nerve pathway from the lateral geniculate body to the visual cortex

(... is a kind of tract ) a bundle of nerve fibers passing from one side to the other of the brain or spinal cord

(... is a kind of tract ) a bundle of myelinated neurons joining different parts of the brain

Definition 2: a system of body parts that together serve some particular purpose - [noun denoting body]

(tract is a kind of ...) a group of physiologically or anatomically related organs or parts

"the body has a system of organs for digestion"

(... is a kind of tract ) the passages through which air enters and leaves the body

(... is a kind of tract ) the organs and tubes involved in the production and excretion of urine

Definition 3: a brief treatise on a subject of interest; published in the form of a booklet - [noun denoting communication]

Synonyms for tract in the sense of this definition

(tract is a kind of ...) a formal exposition

Definition 4: an extended area of land - [noun denoting location]

Synonyms for tract in the sense of this definition

(tract is a kind of ...) a demarcated area of the Earth

(... is a kind of tract ) the area of a baseball field that is enclosed by 3 bases and home plate

(... is a kind of tract ) an open area at the meeting of two or more streets

(... is a kind of tract ) a tract of land set aside for picnicking

(... is a kind of tract ) a piece of open land for recreational use in an urban area

"they went for a walk in the park"

(... is a kind of tract ) a large area of land preserved in its natural state as public property

"there are laws that protect the wildlife in this park"

(... is a kind of tract ) a tract of ground free of obstacles to movement

(... is a kind of tract ) the place at a fair or carnival where sideshows and similar amusements are located

(... is a kind of tract ) an open area for holding fairs or exhibitions or circuses

(... is a kind of tract ) an area where tollbooths are located

(... is a kind of tract ) a large tract of grassy open land on which livestock can graze

"they used to drive the cattle across the open range every spring" "he dreamed of a home on the range"

(... is a kind of tract ) a tract of land enclosed for particular activities (sometimes paved and usually associated with buildings)

"they opened a repair yard on the edge of town"

(... is a kind of tract ) a parcel of land having fixed boundaries

"he bought a lot on the lake"

(... is a kind of tract ) a small area of ground covered by specific vegetation

"a bean plot" "a cabbage patch" "a briar patch"

(... is a kind of tract ) a piece of ground having specific characteristics or military potential

"they decided to attack across the rocky terrain"

(... is a kind of tract ) a tract of land containing explosive mines

(... is a kind of tract ) an area composed of subdivided lots

(... is a kind of tract ) the piece of land on which something is located (or is to be located)

"a good site for the school"

(... is a kind of tract ) a portion of a military position

(... is a kind of tract ) an area for holding parades

(... is a kind of tract ) a tract of low muddy land near an estuary; covered at high tide and exposed at low tide

(... is a kind of tract ) land where grass or grasslike vegetation grows and is the dominant form of plant life

(... is a kind of tract ) the piece of ground in the outfield directly ahead of the catcher

"he hit the ball to deep center"

(... is a kind of tract ) the piece of ground in the outfield on the catcher's left

"the batter flied out to left"

(... is a kind of tract ) the area of a baseball playing field beyond the lines connecting the bases

(... is a kind of tract ) the piece of ground in the outfield on the catcher's right

(... is a kind of tract ) the location on a baseball field where the shortstop is stationed

(... is a kind of tract ) an area having a network of railway tracks and sidings for storage and maintenance of cars and engines

(... is a kind of tract ) arid land with little or no vegetation

(... is a kind of tract ) a fertile tract in a desert (where the water table approaches the surface)

(... is a kind of tract ) a region where a battle is being (or has been) fought

"they made a tour of Civil War battlefields"

(... is a kind of tract ) a region in which explosives mines have been placed

(... is a kind of tract ) a place where animals breed

(... is a kind of tract ) a tract of land with few or no trees in the middle of a wooded area

(... is a kind of tract ) a piece of land cleared of trees and usually enclosed

"he planted a field of wheat"

(... is a kind of tract ) the area that a weapon or group of weapons can cover effectively with gun fire from a given position

(... is a kind of tract ) a tract of land cleared for some special purposes (recreation or burial etc.)

(... is a kind of tract ) a piece of land prepared for playing a game

"the home crowd cheered when Princeton took the field"

(... is a kind of tract ) a tract of land at a distance from city center that is designed for a cluster of businesses and factories

(... is a kind of tract ) a tract of land where logs are accumulated

More words

Another word for trackless trolley

Another word for trackless

Another word for tracklayer

Another word for tracking

Another word for tracker

Another word for tract house

Another word for tract housing

Another word for tractability

Another word for tractable

Another word for tractableness


Other word for tractableness

tractableness meaning and synonyms

How to pronounce tractableness