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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 proposed expansion includes many miles of new ski trails and as many as eight new lifts, some within a few hundred feet of the trail and the alpine tundra areas of the mountain.
They have trained months for the race, which traverses world-class ski trails on the Hillside and at Kincaid, with flatland sojourns on groomed bike trails offering Mount McKinley views from the Coastal Trail.
Rock Creek Lodge, Mammoth Lakes, has nine miles of cross-country ski trails at Rock Creek Canyon, 24 miles south of Mammoth Lakes.
The crews also nearly completed two identical cabins on ski trails nearby.
A YOUNG beaver, brown and sleek, crossed our ski trail in a twitch of his whiskers and a swipe of his distinctive paddle tail.
Whether it's a hiking trail, a mountain bike path, a climbing route, a raging river, or a cross-country ski trail, Trails.
Sunday's 5K run over the area's cross-country ski trail system begins at 8:30 a.
Cross-country skiers have the largest cross-country ski trail system in North America at their ski tips.
He started to slide down the mountain - which was slick with ice because of recent rainfall - when he lost control of his sled just before entering Conifer Connection, a main ski trail on the mountain.
There is only one groomed ski trail in the monument - a 7-mile loop set over the snow-covered park road - but it's enough to keep most families busy for a day.
Within a stone's throw from the Galloping Goose ski trail, the homes also boast spacious decks with exceptional views of the San Sophia Ridge and Mt.
The resort's boundary lines will be extended to the skier's left of the Prosser ski trail on Lookout Mountain, giving access to approximately 1,000 vertical feet of new terrain within the new Lookout Glade (accessed off of the Martis Camp Express chairlift).