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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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The intent of this project is to connect Wellington s existing multiuse path and bridle trail system to the Wellington Environmental Preserve.
The 16,000-acre wooded preserve nestled in the rolling hills includes some 70 miles of bridle trails and more than 12 miles of hiking trails.
The environmentally designed 10-acre home-sites are set among majestic oaks, rolling pastures, creeks and miles of bridle trails.
Riders using bridle trails at Richland Valley, in the park's central district, may camp at Woolum.
Bartell Drugs stores impacted in King County include Ballard, Roosevelt, University Village, Magnolia, Admiral Way (West Seattle), Bellevue Village, Bridle Trails and Houghton (both in Kirkland), Inglewood, Bella Bottega and Redmond Town Center (both in Redmond) and Sammamish Plateau.
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.
JRC has 200 acres of natural preserves, nine stocked lakes for fishing and boating, twelve miles of bridle trails, and privacy lots to accommodate horses.