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English noun: tract

1. tract (location) an extended area of land


Synonymsparcel, parcel of land, piece of ground, piece of land


Broader (hypernym)geographic area, geographic region, geographical area, geographical region


Narrower (hyponym)athletic field, baseball diamond, battlefield, battleground, breeding ground, center, center field, centerfield, clearing, common, commons, desert, diamond, fairground, fairway, field, field, field, field of battle, field of fire, field of honor, glade, grassland, green, grounds, industrial park, infield, land site, left, left field, leftfield, lot, midway, mine field, minefield, mud flat, oasis, outfield, parade ground, park, park, parkland, patch, picnic area, picnic ground, playing area, playing field, plot, plot of ground, plot of land, public square, railway yard, railyard, range, right, right field, rightfield, sector, short, site, square, subdivision, terrain, toll plaza, yard, yard, yard

2. tract (body) a system of body parts that together serve some particular purpose


Broader (hypernym)system


Narrower (hyponym)airway, respiratory tract, urinary tract

3. tract (communication) a brief treatise on a subject of interest; published in the form of a booklet


Synonymspamphlet


Broader (hypernym)treatise

4. tract (body) a bundle of myelinated nerve fibers following a path through the brain


Synonymsnerve pathway, nerve tract, pathway


Broader (hypernym)substantia alba, white matter


Narrower (hyponym)cerebral peduncle, commissure, optic radiation, peduncle, radiatio optica









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