TAIL MEANING IN ENGLISH

• Tail Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) In flying machines, a plane or group of planes used at the rear to confer stability.
  2. (n.) In some forms of rope-laying machine, pieces of rope attached to the iron bar passing through the grooven wooden top containing the strands, for wrapping around the rope to be laid.
  3. (n.) A tailed coat; a tail coat.
  4. (n.) The side of a coin opposite to that which bears the head, effigy, or date; the reverse; -- rarely used except in the expression "heads or tails," employed when a coin is thrown up for the purpose of deciding some point by its fall.
  5. (v. t.) To pull or draw by the tail.
  6. (n.) Any long, flexible terminal appendage; whatever resembles, in shape or position, the tail of an animal, as a catkin.
  7. (n.) Same as Tailing, 4.
  8. (n.) The bottom or lower portion of a member or part, as a slate or tile.
  9. (n.) The distal tendon of a muscle.
  10. (n.) The terminal, and usually flexible, posterior appendage of an animal.
  11. (n.) The part of a note which runs perpendicularly upward or downward from the head; the stem.
  12. (n.) See Tailing, n., 5.
  13. (n.) A rope spliced to the strap of a block, by which it may be lashed to anything.
  14. (v. t.) To follow or hang to, like a tail; to be attached closely to, as that which can not be evaded.
  15. (v. i.) To swing with the stern in a certain direction; -- said of a vessel at anchor; as, this vessel tails down stream.
  16. (a.) Limited; abridged; reduced; curtailed; as, estate tail.
  17. (n.) A train or company of attendants; a retinue.
  18. (n.) A downy or feathery appendage to certain achenes. It is formed of the permanent elongated style.
  19. (n.) One of the strips at the end of a bandage formed by splitting the bandage one or more times.
  20. (n.) A portion of an incision, at its beginning or end, which does not go through the whole thickness of the skin, and is more painful than a complete incision; -- called also tailing.
  21. (n.) Limitation; abridgment.
  22. (v. i.) To hold by the end; -- said of a timber when it rests upon a wall or other support; -- with in or into.
  23. (n.) Hence, the back, last, lower, or inferior part of anything, -- as opposed to the head, or the superior part.


Synonyms:
Arse, Ass, Backside, Behind, Bob, Bottom, Bum, Butt, Can, Chase, Dock, Dog, Fundament, Nates, Poop, Posterior, Quarter, Rear, Rump, Seat, Shadow, Stern, Tag, Track, Trail, Tush,

• Tailstock Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) The sliding block or support, in a lathe, which carries the dead spindle, or adjustable center. The headstock supports the live spindle.


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