Noun(1) the posterior part of the body of a vertebrate especially when elongated and extending beyond the trunk or main part of the body(2) the time of the last part of something(3) any projection that resembles the tail of an animal(4) the fleshy part of the human body that you sit on(5) a spy employed to follow someone and report their movements(6) (usually plural(7) the rear part of an aircraft(8) the rear part of a ship
Verb(1) go after with the intent to catch(2) remove or shorten the tail of an animal(3) remove the stalk of fruits or berries
(1) Unprotected at the tail of the aircraft they led precarious lives.(2) I measured body length from snout to base of the tail for all animals captured since 1988.(3) Construction details are rounded out with single needle tailoring, hemmed sleeves and a vented tail .(4) He then uses this to explain why there are no post-anal fins in fish: the tail is itself an appendage.(5) During his courtship display, the male puffs up his body and fans his tail .(6) On reaching the tail of the Pool just below the power lines I hooked a fish, which I soon realised, was substantial.(7) I tied on the sinker with its attendant fly and tossed the whole lot downstream into the rapids at the pool tail .(8) Each is named by some consistent feature of the tail , or the body, or sometimes both.(9) Desmond scoffed, and then flipping up the tail of his coat, turned to sit down on the chair beside Isabella's.(10) Here are some tips, facts and rules-of-thumb for making safe arrivals and departures with the wind at your tail .(11) Kitt Peak observations also identified a bright tail extending from the galaxy.(12) I sighed, and a cold breeze swept past me, lifting the tail of my coat.(13) The comet's tail is in fact made of dust grains and frozen gases from the comet's surface that vaporise because of the Sun's heat.(14) When we arrived I could see at the tail of the pool a super looking slack on the left hand bank which literally screamed chub.(15) It's also possible that an Apatosaurus tail had a highly flexible extension, equivalent to a bullwhip's popper.(16) the tail of a capital Q
(1) long tail :: lang stert
1. brush ::
2. rear ::
3. close ::
4. detective ::
5. stern ::
6. tail end ::
8. empennage ::
9. follow ::
10. bob ::
11. chase after ::
Different Formstail, tailed, tailing, tailless, tails
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