Definition of "tract" [tract]

  • (noun) An expanse of land or water.
  • (noun) A specified or limited area of land: developing a 30-acre tract.
  • (noun) Anatomy A system of organs and tissues that together perform a specialized function: the alimentary tract.
  • (noun) Anatomy A bundle of nerve fibers having a common origin, termination, and function.
  • (noun) Archaic A stretch or lapse of time.

Use "tract" in a sentence

  • "This tract is a portion of Tract No. 1 described in Executive Order No. 6408 of November 7, 1933."
  • "The digestive tract is an intricate ballet of organisms, pH, enzymes, nutrients, peptides, and hormones in a dance with its human interface of cells, nerves, blood, lymph, and other fluids."
  • "The Ecosystem of the digestive tract is a harmonious balance of craziness."

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