from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A set of footprints left in soft ground by a human or animal; especially such a fossilized track
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Any of two or more narrow paths, of steel, smooth stone, or the like, laid in a public roadway otherwise formed of an inferior pavement, as cobblestones, to provide an easy way for wheels.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A tramway.
Sorry, no etymologies found.
The trackway, which is preserved in sandstone, consists of three rows of crescent shaped footprints on each side of a central groove
The trackway, which is preserved in sandstone, consists of three rows of crescent shaped footprints on each side of a central groove.
The trackway that crosses the rugged watershed of these Rhinog mountains climbs beyond the Lloyd homestead.
Walking along the drought-afflicted and shrunken Purgatoire River, we had an unusually good look at the longest documented dinosaur trackway in North America.
Susan Larson from the anatomy department is coaxing Parker down an enclosed trackway where scientists videotape monkey walking.
They don't appear to be rabbit tracks (there have been cases where the body of the rabbit creates an impression, overmasking the trackway), but it doesn't look like the journalist bothered to follow the tracks to see where they led.
The Roman Gartree Road is scored straight across south east Leicestershire, sometimes city street, sometimes country lane, more often than not just an ancient trackway between ash and beech, the haunt of owl and fox.
A larger print vertical hatching may represent a swimming animal moving from top to bottom. b, On the left is a generic Devonian tetrapod based on Ichthyostega and Acanthostega fitted to the trackway.
When I first read the trackway story, my Inner Creationist immediately came up with the “But it upsets the timetable and disproves evolution!” schtick.
You would think Luskin would have also read the Niedzwiedzki paper that describes this new trackway, which rather clearly describes the implications of the discovery.