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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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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.
com) is a private cross-country ski center with approximately 35 km of groomed ski trails for both classic and skate skiing, an additional 15 km of snowshoe trails, and a snow-tubing hill.
A forested flatland dotted with lakes, it offers a network of ski trails that in warmer weather are the region's popular canoe routes: lakes connected by portage trails.
They have all these hundreds of miles of ski trails, and nobody on staff to keep them up.
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.
The ski trail which will lead us to the farm and the Great Camp complex is a wide carriage road.
A YOUNG beaver, brown and sleek, crossed our ski trail in a twitch of his whiskers and a swipe of his distinctive paddle tail.
Tenders are invited for Construct a new warming shelter at the trailhead of the afterhours ski trail on the state forest.
So, instead of downhill riding, Mount Bachelor promotes mountain bike riding on its Nordic ski trail system in the area around the base of the mountain.
In general the work consists of: This project will construct a new warming shelter at the trailhead of the Afterhours Ski Trail on the Brule River State Forest.
There's a `Cat line' that has the opportunity for turning itself into a great ski trail," Otaupalik said.