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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 horse trail, in particular, has thrived under the care of the Bonita Lakes Saddle Club, a group of local equestrians who preserve the trails and ensure that the paths are accessible and well marked.
The organisation has developed more than 20 miles of horse trails and carriage drives in Dyfnant Forest,Mid Wales,and has managed equine events with the Dyfnant & Vyrnwy Horse Riding & Carriage Driving Association.
The site offers free advice to horse owners on subjects related to horses including horse trail riding, barn building, arena considerations, and travelling with your horse.
In collaboration with the Safety and Accessibility for Equestrians group, FC Wales has also established several miles of horse trails in Fforest Fawr, Tongwynlais, South East Wales and has built a horse trail in Nant-yr-Arian, near Aberystwyth.
Cross Timbers Equestrian Association - horse trail information, also will have a horse for kids to feed and pet
This project is for the design and construction of the Iron Horse Trail in the City.
We ll also be providing facilities for trail running by working to formalise a running network in Basin Section of Glass House Mountains Regional Park near Woodford, to complement the existing horse trail network in that area.
Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa sat tall in the saddle Saturday as he rode the horse trail at Stoney Point on horseback, alongside more than 50 riders.
In 1954, when the trail was converted from a horse trail to a pedestrian trail, there was an ongoing problem with horseback riders who continued to use the bridge.
Iron Horse Trail (three segments) Pleasant Hill, San Ramon,
Padilla contributed $50,000 from his office's general account to hire a consultant to develop a horse trail master plan.
Preach will discuss some of the conditions on his proposal, including traffic improvements and removal of landslide problems, as well as the construction of a second horse trail and jogging path, he said.