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Trail,

city (1991 pop. 7,919), SE British Columbia, Canada, on the Columbia River just N of the Wash. border. It is a metal-smelting center for a mining area that produces lead, zinc, silver, and gold. Sulfuric acid and fertilizers are manufactured there.

Trail

 

a city in Canada, in the southern part of the province of British Columbia. Population, 11,100 (1971). Trail is a center for the extraction and processing of complex ores. It has a large smelting combine that produces one-half of Canada’s smelted zinc and two-thirds of the country’s smelted lead; antimony and other metals are smelted as well. Trail also produces chemicals.

trail

[trāl]
(astronomy)
A luminous trace left in the sky by the passage of a large meteor.
(geology)
A line of rock fragments that were picked up by glacial ice at a localized outcropping and left scattered along a fairly well-defined tract during the movement of a glacier.
(graphic arts)
One of the lines left on a photographic plate during prolonged exposure to starlight if the motion of the plate was not synchronized with the apparent motion of the sky.
(ordnance)
In bombing, the line between the point of impact of the bomb and a point on the ground directly beneath the aircraft at the moment of impact, assuming that the aircraft stays on course after release of the bomb and maintains a constant speed.
Rear part of a gun carriage which connects the piece with a limber or tractor.

trail

1. the scent left by a moving person or animal that is followed by a hunting animal
2. Engineering the distance between the point of contact of a steerable wheel and a line drawn from the swivel pin axis to the ground
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Privately owned horses may be ridden on designated bridle trails.
Not only will residents in Cottonwood have plenty of room for riding on their own property, but they will also have access to the wide fenced bridle trails that have been placed between the home sites and around the entire perimeter of the development," said Ward.
Seven units underwent remodeling in 2001, including those in White Center, Auburn, Bridle Trails, Des Moines, Coal Creek Village, Redondo and Gig Harbor.
Spanish Peaks is one of the only private club communities in the West where members can enjoy a bounty of outdoor activities including a private, 18-hole Tom Weiskopf signature golf course, ski-in/ski-out access to Big Sky Resort, world-class fly fishing, stables, and hiking, biking and bridle trails throughout.
As the year has progressed the chain has been remodeling outlets in Auburn, Des Moines, Gig Harbor, Redondo, White Center, the Bridle Trails shopping center in Kirland, and the Coal Creek Village neighborhood in Newcastle.