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Meaning of TANDEM

Pronunciation:  'tandum

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a bicycle with two sets of pedals and two seats
  2. [adv]  one behind the other; "ride tandem on a bicycle built for two"; "riding horses down the path in tandem"
 

TANDEM is a 6 letter word that starts with T.

 

 Synonyms: bicycle-built-for-two, tandem bicycle
 
 See Also: bicycle, bike, wheel

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Tan"dem\, n.
    A tandem bicycle or other vehicle.
    
    
  2. \Tan"dem\, adv. & a. [L. tandem at length (of time only),
    punningly taken as meaning, lengthwise.]
    One after another; -- said especially of horses harnessed and
    driven one before another, instead of abreast.
    
    
  3. \Tan"dem\, n.
    A team of horses harnessed one before the other. ``He drove
    tandems.'' --Thackeray.
    
    {Tandem engine}, a compound steam engine having two or more
       steam cylinders in the same axis, close to one another.
    
    {Tandem bicycle} or {tricycle}, one for two persons in which
       one rider sits before the other.
    
    
 

 

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