Tracking

Full-time, often permanent assignment to achievement groups. Compare with ability grouping, where students may be temporarily grouped and regrouped for immediate instructional needs.

tracking

  1. carry (as mud) on the feet and deposit
  2. observe or plot the moving path of something (e.g., a target or missile)
  3. go after with the intent to catch
  4. travel across or pass over

Tracking

The reconstruction of a 'track' left in a detector by the passage of a particle through the detector.

Tracking

The angle and speed at which the tape passes the video heads.
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the assignment of students to different types of educational programmes
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Recording the individual tracks of a multitrack recording.
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Tracking

in some applications, the spacing between individual letters within a block of text can be controlled - this is called tracking - if the tracking is changed, the spacing between all the characters is increased or decreased - this is distinct from kerning which relates to the spacing between individual pairs of characters
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Some courier companies have GPS tracking devices fitted in their vehicles, so they can see on a computer screen where their drivers are. There are also systems that use mobile phone tracking, so they don't need any extra equipment.
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Tracking

The system whereby one device follows another. Tracking is often discussed in the context of MIDI guitar synthesizers or controllers where the MIDI output attempts to track the pitch of the guitar strings.
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Tracking

A specified relationship between the outputs of a multiple-output power converter where any changes due to line, load, temperature (or other parameters) are proportional across all outputs
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Increasing or decreasing letter spacing uniformity throughout a headline or column of text. In most cases, letter spacing is too generous. Slightly reducing letter spacing to -3 often improves the appearance of the text.
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tracking

the process of altering the tilt of a module through the day in order to face the sun and thus maximize the power output.
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tracking

• (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Track
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(from the article `hunting`) Elephants and other large animals that herd together cannot be stalked or still-hunted but must be tracked, a simple feat in soft ground and, for a ...
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(from the article `rocket and missile system`) Command guidance involved tracking the projectile from the launch site or platform and transmitting commands by radio, radar, or laser impulses or ...
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[commercial airline flight] Tracking commercial aviation flights is an activity by enthusiasts or concerned citizens. Tracking is not limited to aircraft activity, it can include tracking of airport activity. Flight tracking via software is a relatively new activity. Flight/airline tracking, that is the use of flight trackers has been growi...
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[Scouting] Tracking is an element of scouting that encompasses observation, stalking and the following of a trail. Unlike the form of tracking employed in hunting, tracking within the Scouting movement tends to focus on the tracking of people as well as animals. One form of training includes the laying a trail or following a trail laid by o...
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the progressive degradation of the surface of a solid insulating material by local discharges to form conducting or partially conducting paths NOTE - Tracking usually occurs due to surface contamination.
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tracking

the progressive degradation of the surface of a solid insulating material by local discharges to form conducting or partially conducting paths NOTE - Tracking usually occurs due to surface contamination.
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The process of following the movement of a satellite or rocket by radar or by homing in on signals transmitted by the spacecraft.
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Tracking

Stabilized gun solution.
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Generally refers to an organisation tracking the progress of a former client.
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Tracking

[education] Tracking is separating pupils by academic ability into groups for all subjects or certain classes and curriculum within a school. It may be referred to as streaming, setting, or phasing in certain schools. In a tracking system, the entire school population is assigned to classes according to whether the students` overall achieve...
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[particle physics] In particle physics, the tracking is the act of measuring the direction and magnitude of charged particles momenta. The particles entering a tracker (the device used for tracking), release part of their energy in the device: the tracker has to be finely segmented in order to be able to reconstruct with good precision wher...
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[documentary] Tracking (1994) is a documentary about the band Phish and the recording of the album Hoist. It is directed by the band`s bass player, Mike Gordon, who wrote, for the VHS packaging: Many of the musicians on the album, Alison Krauss, Béla Fleck, and actor Jonathan Frakes, are shown recording tracks that eventually wound up on t...
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