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Meaning of TAILING

Pronunciation:  'teyling

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  the act of following someone secretly
  2. [adj]  following surreptitiously; keeping under surveillance; "always on guard against shadowing submarines"
 

TAILING is a 7 letter word that starts with T.

 

 Synonyms: following, shadowing, shadowing
 
 See Also: chase, following, pursuit

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Tail"ing\, n. (Elec.)
    A prolongation of current in a telegraph line, due to
    capacity in the line and causing signals to run together.
    
    
  2. \Tail"ing\, n.
    1. (Arch.) The part of a projecting stone or brick inserted
       in a wall. --Gwilt.
    
    2. (Surg.) Same as {Tail}, n., 8
       (a) .
    
    3. Sexual intercourse. [Obs.] --Chaucer.
    
    4. pl. The lighter parts of grain separated from the seed
       threshing and winnowing; chaff.
    
    5. pl. (Mining) The refuse part of stamped ore, thrown behind
       the tail of the buddle or washing apparatus. It is dressed
       over again to secure whatever metal may exist in it.
       Called also {tails}. --Pryce.
    
    
 

 

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