Translation of "track" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

track

verb [ T ] (FOLLOW) 跟随 uk us /træk/

to follow a person or animal by looking for proof that they have been somewhere, or by using electronic equipment

跟踪,追踪
It's difficult to track an animal over stony ground. 很难在多石的地面上追踪动物。
The military use radar satellites to track targets through clouds and at night. 军队用雷达卫星透过云雾和夜幕追踪目标。
The terrorists were tracked to (= found in) Amsterdam. 恐怖分子在阿姆斯特丹被追踪到。
→ See also backtrack , sidetrack

to record the progress or development of something over a period

追踪,记录…的进展
The study tracked the careers of 1226 doctors who trained at the University of Michigan Medical School. 该研究对1226名曾在密歇根大学医学院接受过培训的医生的事业发展情况进行跟踪调查。

(Translation of “track verb (FOLLOW)” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)