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Meaning of TRAILING

Pronunciation:  tr'eyling

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  the pursuit (of a person or animal) by following tracks or marks they left behind
  2. [adj]  having the lower score or lagging position in a contest; "behind by two points"; "the 8th inning found the home team trailing"
 

TRAILING is a 8 letter word that starts with T.

 

 Synonyms: behind(p), down, tracking
 
 See Also: chase, following, pursuit

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Trail"ing\,
a. & vb. n. from {Trail}.

{Trailing arbutus}. (Bot.) See under {Arbutus}.

{Trailing spring}, a spring fixed in the axle box of the
   trailing wheels of a locomotive engine, and so placed as
   to assist in deadening any shock which may occur. --Weale.

{Trailing wheel}, a hind wheel of a locomotive when it is not
   a driving wheel; also, one of the hind wheels of a
   carriage.

 

 

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