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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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When following a woodland or mountain trail, one generally begins and ends at the trailhead.
Whether riding the Crespi Trail at Morro Bay State Park or the miles of challenging mountain trails in Montana de Oro State Park, fun is on the itinerary
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A foremost threat to conservation efforts in the area, is construction," says President of the Lebanon Mountain Trail Association, Karim al-Jisr.
Thinking that I must have somehow invaded their territory, I gathered my equipment and moved on down the mountain trail.
The search could only be carried out by helicopter since there is no mountain trail near the crash site.
factory, the classic Danner silhouettes reinvented for the Stumptown series include the Danner Light, the Mountain Light and the Mountain Trail.
Heliker, who was in Eugene on Saturday competing during the National Mountain Trail Championship's four-day run at the Oregon Horse Center that concludes today, said that when he first tried to approach Fred, the horse was skittish and jumpy.
Summary: Undeterred by reports of abduction, Europeans arrive to hike Lebanon Mountain Trail
The challenges she will face include climbing 4,200 metres of steep, narrow mountain trail to a renowned landmark, Dead Woman's Pass, whilst adjusting to the rarefied air of the climb.
One of the projects is to develop a signposted 16km Iron Mountain Trail walking route around Blaenavon and Alexander Cordell country.
As they were walking along a mountain trail near the Italian border, a huge wall of snow swept them away.