Definitions

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  • noun Plural form of trace.
  • noun uncountable minute remnants
  • verb Third-person singular simple present indicative form of trace.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Jonathan Sarna, the dean of American Jewish historians at Brandeis University, said the term traces its roots to the claims that Jews used the blood of Christian children to make matzoh, which he noted is ironic since Jewish law prohibits the use of blood in rituals.

    Jews Troubled By Palin's Use Of 'Blood Libel'

  • Jonathan Sarna, the dean of American Jewish historians at Brandeis University, said the term traces its roots to the claims that Jews used the blood of Christian children to make matzoh, which he noted is ironic since Jewish law prohibits the use of blood in rituals.

    Jews Troubled By Palin's Use Of 'Blood Libel'

  • Although of modern relevance, the term traces its roots to the U.S.

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  • The Hindi word traces its own roots to the ancient Sanskrit bhangha, meaning “pounded” or “broken up,” potentially with reference to the processing of hemp, the extracted fiber that has been used since prehistoric times to make things like ropes.

    The English Is Coming!

  • The Hindi word traces its own roots to the ancient Sanskrit bhangha, meaning “pounded” or “broken up,” potentially with reference to the processing of hemp, the extracted fiber that has been used since prehistoric times to make things like ropes.

    The English Is Coming!

  • Relying heavily on government documents, family records and memories, Laskin traces their stories from their native lands through their arrival in the U.S., their service in the U.S. armed forces in World War I and their lives after the war for those who survived.

    A Progressive on the Prairie » Book Review: The Long Way Home by David Laskin » Print

  • Relying heavily on government documents, family records and memories, Laskin traces their stories from their native lands through their arrival in the U.S., their service in the U.S. armed forces in World War I and their lives after the war for those who survived.

    Book Review: The Long Way Home by David Laskin « A Progressive on the Prairie

  • I'd have thought the standard "may contain traces of nuts" covered it.

    A Good Use for Health Warnings

  • Stephen's wife is trying to be a good vegan, one who doesn't eat dairy, so naturally she was surprised that her "Dairy Free" Soyatoo Soy Whip warned that it might "contain traces of dairy."

    The Consumerist: February 2009 Archives

  • Stephen's wife is trying to be a good vegan, one who doesn't eat dairy, so naturally she was surprised that her "Dairy Free" Soyatoo Soy Whip warned that it might "contain traces of dairy."

    This Dairy-Free Soyatoo Soy Whip May Contain Traces Of Dairy - The Consumerist

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