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Definition of tracking

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track·ing  audio  (trkng) KEY 

  1. The placing of students in any of several courses of study according to ability, achievement, or needs. Also called ability grouping.
  2. A control mechanism that adjusts that lateral pressure of a phonograph needle as it tracks in a groove.
  3. A control mechanism that adjusts the position of a magnetic tape as it moves across magnetic heads, as in a VCR.

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