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  • n. One who, or that which, tracks or pursues, as a man or dog that follows game.
  • n. In the organ, a light strip of wood connecting (in path) a key and a pallet, to communicate motion by pulling.
  • n. A type of computer software for composing music by aligning samples on parallel timelines.
  • n. A musician who writes music in a tracker.
  • n. A computer program that monitors something.
  • n. A tracker mortgage.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who, or that which, tracks or pursues, as a man or dog that follows game.
  • n. In the organ, a light strip of wood connecting (in path) a key and a pallet, to communicate motion by pulling.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who finds or shows a track or path; a guide.
  • n. One who tracks or tows a boat or raft, as on a river or canal.
  • n. In organ-building, a thin strip or ribbon of wood used to transmit a pulling motion from one lever to another: opposed to sticker, which acts by pushing. See cut under organ.
  • n. pl See sticker, 6.
  • n. One who or that which pursues or hunts by following the track or trail; a trailer.
  • n. One who observes and follows.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. someone who tracks down game

Etymologies

to track + -er (Wiktionary)

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  • The term "Tracker" is also used to describe a set of early music composing software, or sequecers, made popular by the classic "Fast tracker" in the early nineties.

    With trackers you produce "modules" (MOD) - the tunes, songs or compositions.

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tracker

    June 8, 2009