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Recording vs. Track — What's the Difference?

Recording vs. Track — What's the Difference?

Difference Between Recording and Track

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Recording

Something on which sound or visual images have been recorded.
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Track

A mark or succession of marks left by something that has passed.
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Recording

A recorded sound or picture.
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Track

A path, route, or course indicated by such marks
An old wagon track through the mountains.
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Recording

Present participle of record
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Track

A path along which something moves; a course
Following the track of an airplane on radar.
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Recording

The act of storing sound, video, etc., in a permanent medium.
The one-party consent law permits the recording of telephone calls with the consent of at least one of the parties.
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Track

A course of action; a method of proceeding
On the right track for solving the puzzle.
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Recording

A reproduction of sound, video, etc., stored in a permanent medium.
I made a recording of the TV show so that I could watch it later.
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Track

An intended or proper course
Putting a stalled project back on track.
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Recording

The act of registering for something; registration.
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Track

A succession of ideas; a train of thought.
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Recording

Keeping a record or a register; as, a recording secretary; - applied to numerous instruments with an automatic appliance which makes a record of their action; as, a recording gauge or telegraph.
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Track

Awareness of something occurring or passing
Keeping track of the score.
Lost all track of time.
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Recording

Signal encoding something (e.g., picture or sound) that has been recorded
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Track

A course laid out for running or racing.
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Recording

The act of making a record (especially an audio record);
She watched the recording from a sound-proof booth
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Track

Athletic competition on such a course; track events.
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Recording

A storage device on which information (sounds or images) have been recorded
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Track

Track and field.
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Track

A rail or set of parallel rails upon which railroad cars or other vehicles run.
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Track

Tracks The boundary, formerly often delineated by train tracks, that separates two neighborhoods of different social class
Grew up on the wrong side of the tracks.
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Track

Either of the continuous metal belts with which vehicles such as bulldozers and tanks move over the ground.
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Track

A metal groove or ridge that holds, guides, and reduces friction for a moving device or apparatus.
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Track

Any of several courses of study to which students are assigned according to ability, achievement, or needs
Academic, vocational, and general tracks.
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Track

A distinct path, as along a length of film or magnetic tape, on which sound, images, or other information is recorded.
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Track

A distinct selection from an audio or video recording, usually containing an individual work or part of a larger work
The title track of an album.
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Track

One of two or more separate recordings that are combined so as to be replayed simultaneously, as in stereophonic sound reproduction
Mixed the vocal track and instrumental track.
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Track

One of the concentric magnetic rings that form the separate data storage areas on a floppy disk or a hard disk.
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Track

A set of digital data encoded consecutively on an optical disc.
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Track

Tracks(Slang) Needle marks on the skin from multiple intravenous injections, considered an indication of habitual drug use.
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Track

To follow the tracks of; trail
Tracking game through the forest.
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Track

To leave marks made of (dirt or mud, for example) on a surface
The dog tracked mud on the rug.
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Track

To leave marks on (a floor, for example) when moving or traversing
You're tracking up my nice clean floor!.
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Track

To observe or monitor the course of (an aircraft, for example), as by radar.
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Track

To observe the progress of; follow
Tracking the company's performance daily.
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Track

To determine or discover the location or origin of
Tracked the money to an offshore account.
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Track

To equip with a track.
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Track

To assign (a student) to a curricular track.
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Track

To follow a course; travel
The storm is tracking up the coast.
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Track

To keep a constant distance apart. Used of a pair of wheels.
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Track

To be in alignment
The gears are not tracking properly.
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Track

To follow the undulations in the groove of a phonograph record. Used of a needle.
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Track

To move across magnetic heads. Used of magnetic tape.
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Track

To move in relation to a subject being filmed. Used of a camera or camera crew.
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Track

A mark left by something that has passed along.
Follow the track of the ship.
Can you see any tracks in the snow?
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Track

A mark or impression left by the foot, either of man or animal.
The fox tracks were still visible in the snow.
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Track

The entire lower surface of the foot; said of birds, etc.
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Track

A road or other similar beaten path.
Follow the track for a hundred metres.
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Track

Physical course; way.
Astronomers predicted the track of the comet.
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Track

A path or course laid out for a race, for exercise, etc.
The athletes ran round the track.
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Track

The direction and progress of someone or something; path.
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Track

(railways) The way or rails along which a train moves. Category:en:Rail transportation
They briefly closed the railway to remove debris found on the track.
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Track

A tract or area, such as of land.
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Track

(slang) The street, as a prostitute's place of work.
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Track

Awareness of something, especially when arising from close monitoring.
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Track

(automotive) The distance between two opposite wheels on a same axletree.
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Track

(automotive) caterpillar track
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Track

(cricket) The pitch.
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Track

Sound stored on a record.
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Track

The physical track on a record.
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Track

(music) A song or other relatively short piece of music, on a record, separated from others by a short silence.
My favourite track on the album is "Sunshine".
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Track

A circular (never-ending) data storage unit on a side of magnetic or optical disk, divided into sectors.
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Track

The racing events of track and field; track and field in general.
I'm going to try out for track next week.
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Track

A themed set of talks within a conference.
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Track

Clipping of trackshoe
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Track

To continue over time.
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Track

(transitive) To observe the (measured) state of a person or object over time.
We will track the raven population over the next six months.
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Track

(transitive) To monitor the movement of a person or object.
Agent Miles has been tracking the terrorist since Madrid.
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Track

(transitive) To match the movement or change of a person or object.
My height tracks my father's at my age, so I might end up as tall as him.
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Track

To travel so that a moving object remains in shot.
The camera tracked the ball even as the field of play moved back and forth, keeping the action in shot the entire time.
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Track

To move.
The hurricane tracked further west than expected.
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Track

(transitive) To traverse; to move across.
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Track

(transitive) To tow.
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Track

(intransitive) To exhibit good cognitive function.
Is the patient tracking? Does he know where he is?
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Track

(transitive) To follow the tracks of.
My uncle spent all day tracking the deer, whose hoofprints were clear in the mud.
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Track

(transitive) To discover the location of a person or object by following traces.
I tracked Joe to his friend's bedroom, where he had spent the night.
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Track

(transitive) To make tracks on or to leave in the form of tracks.
In winter, my cat tracks mud all over the house.
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Track

To create a musical recording (a track).
Lil Kyle is gonna track with that DJ next week.
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Track

To create music using tracker software.
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Track

To make sense; to be consistent with known information
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Track

A mark left by something that has passed along; as, the track, or wake, of a ship; the track of a meteor; the track of a sled or a wheel.
The bright track of his fiery car.
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Track

A mark or impression left by the foot, either of man or beast; trace; vestige; footprint.
Far from track of men.
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Track

The entire lower surface of the foot; - said of birds, etc.
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Track

A road; a beaten path.
Behold Torquatus the same track pursue.
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Track

Course; way; as, the track of a comet.
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Track

A path or course laid out for a race, for exercise, etc.
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Track

The permanent way; the rails.
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Track

A tract or area, as of land.
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Track

To follow the tracks or traces of; to pursue by following the marks of the feet; to trace; to trail; as, to track a deer in the snow.
It was often found impossible to track the robbers to their retreats among the hills and morasses.
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Track

To draw along continuously, as a vessel, by a line, men or animals on shore being the motive power; to tow.
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Track

A line or route along which something travels or moves;
The hurricane demolished houses in its path
The track of an animal
The course of the river
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Track

Evidence pointing to a possible solution;
The police are following a promising lead
The trail led straight to the perpetrator
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Track

A pair of parallel rails providing a runway for wheels
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Track

A course over which races are run
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Track

A distinct selection of music from a recording or a compact disc;
He played the first cut on the cd
The title track of the album
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Track

An endless metal belt on which tracked vehicles move over the ground
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Track

(computer science) one of the circular magnetic paths on a magnetic disk that serve as a guide for writing and reading data
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Track

A groove on a phonograph recording
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Track

A bar or bars of rolled steel making a track along which vehicles can roll
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Track

Any road or path affording passage especially a rough one
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Track

The act of participating in an athletic competition involving running on a track
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Track

Carry on the feet and deposit;
Track mud into the house
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Track

Observe or plot the moving path of something;
Track a missile
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Track

Go after with the intent to catch;
The policeman chased the mugger down the alley
The dog chased the rabbit
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Track

Travel across or pass over;
The caravan covered almost 100 miles each day
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Track

Make tracks upon
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