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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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1 -- color -- ran in SAC edition only) The proposed horse and hiking trail areas on Karl Reinecker's property are in yellow on this map.
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A veritable hiking and walking paradise with more than 350 kilometers of hiking trails which cater to the seasoned mountaineer and novice hiker alike.
a city notorious for bureaucrats, traffic congestion, and crime, within an easy walk of downtown, Rock Creek Park extends north through the city and beyond and includes over 30 miles of hiking trails, ideal for running.
But police and Keith's friends who searched hiking trails on Hong Kong's Lantau island failed to spot the victim on a remote hillside.
The Fundy National Park at Alma has 68 miles of biking and hiking trails - ranging from easy to difficult - in addition to camping facilities.
This is the first time we've asked Americans to vote in support of their favorite hiking trails, and we were amazed by their enthusiastic response," said Gregory A.
This consultation is to: contracts to service orders for the establishment, in 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018, an educational program exploring the natural environment to persons with disabilities as likely to achieve outputs on the sites of Sensitive Natural Areas Department of the North (natural sites in departmental management, often owned by the Department) and the hiking trails enrolled in Departmental Plan Promenade routes and hiking (PDIPR - protected paths legally and valued by pockets of hiking and guidebooks) Northern Department.
Patrick's administration should expand open space protection in general with a focus on the protection of greenways and hiking trails.
The ban would extend to Santa Clarita's bike and hiking trails, but not to the privately owned paseo systems that feed them, Gould said.