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Definitions of trek

  1. journey on foot, esp. in the mountains; " We spent the summer trekking in the foothills of the Himalayas"
  2. any long and difficult trip
  3. ( South African) a journey by ox wagon ( especially an organized migration by a group of settlers)
  4. make a long and difficult journey; " They trekked towards the North Pole with sleds and skis"
  5. a journey by ox wagon ( especially an organized migration by a group of settlers)
  6. journey on foot, especially in the mountains; " We spent the summer trekking in the foothills of the Himalayas"
  7. To draw or haul a load, as oxen.
  8. To travel, esp. by ox wagon; to go from place to place; to migrate.
  9. The act of trekking; a drawing or a traveling; a journey; a migration.
  10. In South Africa, to travel by wagon, especially in search of a new settlement; to draw a load.
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Quotes of trek

  1. I'd be happy to do Star Trek again, if the writing was right. – Stephen Collins
  2. I think Star Trek has been very double -edged for all of us- as actors, writers, directors. – Jonathan Frakes
  3. I'm sort of in for a penny, in for a pound with Star Trek It's my life at this point. To deny it would just be foolish. – Jonathan Frakes
  4. No, the type -casting didn't happen until after Star Trek I don't think that you get typecast until you've been cast! – Jonathan Frakes
  5. Star Trek has brought so much of what I want within my grasp. – DeForest Kelley
  6. I mean, every Star Trek episode you saw was just phenomenal. – Persis Khambatta
  7. I'm going down in history with Star Trek It's a great feeling. – Persis Khambatta
  8. I have always loved science fiction. One of my favorite shows is 'Star Trek I like the trips, where it drops my mind off, because they give you a premise and all of a sudden, you say, 'Oh!' and I'm fascinated by it. – Leslie Nielsen
  9. I started by looking everything up in a Star Trek dictionary so I knew what I was talking about, but you can't do that because they talk in circles, and half of it doesn't make sense, so you'll just end up driving yourself more insane. – Jeri Ryan
  10. I've never seen one Star Trek in my whole life. – Izabella Scorupco
  11. I think the potential for man is so enormous, if we can stay alive long enough, we're going to be seeing a lot of what Star Trek is projecting. – Brent Spiner
  12. I am told that there have been over the years a number of experiments taking place in places like Massachusetts Institute of Technology that have been entirely based on concepts raised by Star Trek – Patrick Stewart
  13. The truth of the matter is, all of those guys on Star Trek The Next Generation actually want to be me. These impersonations they do are just some way of trying to feel what it must be like to be me. And I understand that! Because it feels really good to be Patrick Stewart! – Patrick Stewart
  14. There are several books that I have -the Physics of Star Trek Star Trek and Business, there are manuals on command style and countless scholarly papers that have been written about the significance of Next Generation. – Patrick Stewart

Usage examples for trek

  1. From their first settlement beyond the Vaal in the years immediately following the Great Trek of 1836, the farmers, though considering themselves to form one people, had been grouped in several small communities. – Impressions of South Africa by James Bryce
  2. Her favorite thing was to trek among the hedgerows and stone fences, making charcoal sketches on opened- out brown bags. – Syndrome by Thomas Hoover
  3. South of them came the Orange Free State, just across the Colony border- independent, but not so bitter; while in the Colony itself remained all those weaker brethren whose hearts had failed them in the Great Trek days, and who had remained under our government. – With Rimington by L. March Phillipps
  4. Still, our trek to the stars would turn in on itself if they got here first. – Sympathetic Magic by Paul Cameron Brown
  5. Courage, eagerness, and joy- still unalloyed by all the fatigues and perils of the long trek after adventure- showed on every face. – The Flying Legion by George Allan England
  6. It was rarely the case that the Boers attempted to trek for any considerable distance with their heavy waggons when they were aware of the presence of the enemy in the vicinity. – With the Boer Forces by Howard C. Hillegas
  7. About this time there was dug another huge pit- trap near the pass in the cliffs, in which many quaggas were trapped; and then, there were stirring scenes, while these wild creatures were being broken to harness, and trained to " trek in a wagon. – Popular Adventure Tales by Mayne Reid
  8. Make ready, for we trek at once; the air here is full of fever." – Child of Storm by H. Rider Haggard
  9. In fact the first aim of the Boers was to trek beyond reach of the arm of the law. – William Pitt and the Great War by John Holland Rose
  10. One of the motives which induced the Boers of 1836 to trek out of the Colony was their disgust at the establishment of such equality by the British Government. – Impressions of South Africa by James Bryce
  11. Our last trek was a favour. – On the Heels of De Wet by The Intelligence Officer
  12. As it was, a poor trek ox- luckily it was sick- and two sheep were killed. – Benita, An African Romance by H. Rider Haggard
  13. Not at all tired after your trek eh? – Harley Greenoak's Charge by Bertram Mitford
  14. Here's where we trek on the back trail. – Into the Primitive by Robert Ames Bennet
  15. On the other hand, a shrine may well have stood for many years on this spot, for it marks the half- way house in the arduous two days' journey between San Severino and Castro- villari, a summer trek that must date from hoary antiquity. – Old Calabria by Norman Douglas
  16. Then we marched away feeling we were now a definite part of the old regiment, and a few days later started our trek southward. – From the St. Lawrence to the Yser with the 1st Canadian brigade by Frederic C. Curry
  17. The blunders which preceded the Great Trek of 1836 were attributable rather to the home government than to its agents on the spot, and in the years that followed colonial feeling complained more often of Downing- street than it did of Government House at Cape Town. – Impressions of South Africa by James Bryce
  18. It might even trek to France. – The Roll-Call by Arnold Bennett

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