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Meaning of TRACER

Pronunciation:  'treysur

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  ammunition whose flight can be observed by a trail of smoke
  2. [n]  (radiology) any radioactive isotope introduced into the body to study metabolism or other biological processes
  3. [n]  an instrument used to make tracings
  4. [n]  an investigator who is employed to find missing persons or missing goods
 

TRACER is a 6 letter word that starts with T.

 

 Synonyms: tracer bullet
 
 See Also: ammo, ammunition, detective, instrument, investigator, police detective, radioisotope, tec

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Trac"er\, n.
    1. A person engaged (esp. in the express or railway service)
       in tracing, or searching out, missing articles, as
       packages or freight cars.
    
    2. An inquiry sent out (esp. in transportation service) for a
       missing article, as a letter or an express package.
    
    
  2. \Tra"cer\, n.
    One who, or that which, traces.
    
    
 
Medical Dictionary
 
 Definition: the basic, radioactively-tagged compound necessary to produce a nuclear medicine image.
 

 

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