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Tailing
Tailing Tail"ing, n. (Elec.) A prolongation of current in a telegraph line, due to capacity in the line and causing signals to run together.
tailing
Tail Tail, n. [AS. t[ae]gel, t[ae]gl; akin to G. zagel, Icel. tagl, Sw. tagel, Goth. tagl hair. [root]59.] 1. (Zo["o]l.) The terminal, and usually flexible, posterior appendage of an animal. Note: The tail of mammals and reptiles contains a series of movable vertebr[ae], and is covered with flesh and hairs or scales like those of other parts of the body. The tail of existing birds consists of several more or less consolidated vertebr[ae] which supports a fanlike group of quills to which the term tail is more particularly applied. The tail of fishes consists of the tapering hind portion of the body ending in a caudal fin. The term tail is sometimes applied to the entire abdomen of a crustacean or insect, and sometimes to the terminal piece or pygidium alone. 2. Any long, flexible terminal appendage; whatever resembles, in shape or position, the tail of an animal, as a catkin. Doretus writes a great praise of the distilled waters of those tails that hang on willow trees. --Harvey. 3. Hence, the back, last, lower, or inferior part of anything, -- as opposed to the head, or the superior part. The Lord will make thee the head, and not the tail. --Deut. xxviii. 13. 4. A train or company of attendants; a retinue. ``Ah,' said he, ``if you saw but the chief with his tail on.' --Sir W. Scott. 5. 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. 6. (Anat.) The distal tendon of a muscle. 7. (Bot.) A downy or feathery appendage to certain achenes. It is formed of the permanent elongated style. 8. (Surg.) (a) 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. (b) One of the strips at the end of a bandage formed by splitting the bandage one or more times. 9. (Naut.) A rope spliced to the strap of a block, by which it may be lashed to anything. 10. (Mus.) The part of a note which runs perpendicularly upward or downward from the head; the stem. --Moore (Encyc. of Music). 11. pl. Same as Tailing, 4. 12. (Arch.) The bottom or lower portion of a member or part, as a slate or tile. 13. pl. (Mining) See Tailing, n., 5. Tail beam. (Arch.) Same as Tailpiece. Tail coverts (Zo["o]l.), the feathers which cover the bases of the tail quills. They are sometimes much longer than the quills, and form elegant plumes. Those above the quills are called the upper tail coverts, and those below, the under tail coverts. Tail end, the latter end; the termination; as, the tail end of a contest. [Colloq.] Tail joist. (Arch.) Same as Tailpiece. Tail of a comet (Astron.), a luminous train extending from the nucleus or body, often to a great distance, and usually in a direction opposite to the sun. Tail of a gale (Naut.), the latter part of it, when the wind has greatly abated. --Totten. Tail of a lock (on a canal), the lower end, or entrance into the lower pond. Tail of the trenches (Fort.), the post where the besiegers begin to break ground, and cover themselves from the fire of the place, in advancing the lines of approach. Tail spindle, the spindle of the tailstock of a turning lathe; -- called also dead spindle. To turn tail, to run away; to flee. Would she turn tail to the heron, and fly quite out another way; but all was to return in a higher pitch. --Sir P. Sidney.
Tailing
Tailing 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.

Meaning of tailing from wikipedia

- Tailing may refer to: Tailings, the material left over after the extraction of ore from its host material Lamb marking, a process applied in sheep husbandry...
- cir****stances. Subaqueous storage of tailings has also been used. Tailing ponds are areas of refused mining tailings where the waterborne refuse material...
- The tail is the section at the rear end of certain kinds of animals’ bodies; in general, the term refers to a distinct, flexible appendage to the torso...
- the crew member turns the winch handle with one hand, while tailing (pulling on the loose tail end) with the other to maintain tension on the turns. Some...
- A tail number refers to an identification number painted on an aircraft, frequently on the tail. Tail numbers can represent: An aircraft registration...
- Beaver tail or Beavertail may refer to: The tail of a beaver Beaver tail (pastry), a fried dough food BeaverTails, a Canadian restaurant chain specializing...
- uncertain at best given the dilution effect of dispersal. The majority of tailing m**** will be inert rock, just as it was in the raw ore before the extraction...
- This waste (also referred to as tailings) is then neutralised with lime and carried through pipelines to a tailing pond. This transport is made possible...
- Fairy Tail (stylized as FAIRY TAIL) is a ****anese manga series written and illustrated by Hiro Mashima. It was serialized in Kodansha's W****ly Shōnen Magazine...
- Tailing is a defect in printing consisting of a rapid change of optical density when printing solid graphics. The failure results when the optical density...
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