tailing


tailing
tail·ing || 'teɪlɪŋ n. act of following teɪl n. rear appendage on some animals; longer section at the back of an evening dress or jacket; detective who follows a person and keeps track of his activities; woman as a sex object (Derogatory Slang); buttocks, derriere (Slang) v. remove the tail of an animal; furnish with a tail; come after, follow behind; gradually stop or disappear; follow a person in order to observe his activities adj. of or pertaining to a tail; situated in the tail or rear section (as of an aircraft)

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  • Tailing — Tail ing, n. 1. (Arch.) The part of a projecting stone or brick inserted in a wall. Gwilt. [1913 Webster] 2. (Surg.) Same as {Tail}, n., 8 (a) . [1913 Webster] 3. Sexual intercourse. [Obs.] Chaucer. [1913 Webster] 4. pl. The lighter parts of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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, typically involving removal of a sheep s tail …   Wikipedia

  • tailing — tailing. Присоединение к 3 ОН концам обеих цепей фрагмента ДНК с тупыми концами (чаще всего кДНК) хвоста ( tail ) в виде гомополимера дезоксирибонуклеозидмонофосфатов с помощью терминальной трансферазы <terminal transferase>; в случае… …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • tailing — [tāl′iŋ] n. [ TAIL1, v. + ING] 1. [pl.] waste or refuse left in various processes of milling, mining, distilling, etc. 2. the part of a projecting brick, etc. fastened into a wall …   English World dictionary

  • Tailing — Für Tailing in der Biologie siehe Polyadenylierung. in der analytischen Chemie siehe Tailing (Chromatographie) in der Erzgewinnung siehe Tailing (Bergbau) Für das Grab (chin. 泰陵; Pinyin: Tailing) des Tang Kaisers Xuanzong (Li Longji) in Pucheng,… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • 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. [1913 Webster] Note: The tail of mammals and reptiles… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Tailing — Original name in latin Tailing Name in other language Tailing, Tailing Xiang, tai ling, tai ling xiang State code CN Continent/City Asia/Shanghai longitude 27.06865 latitude 114.11124 altitude 145 Population 0 Date 2012 01 21 …   Cities with a population over 1000 database

  • tailing — The in vitro addition, to the 3 hydroxyl ends of a double stranded DNA molecule, of multiple copies of a single nucleotide by the enzyme terminal transferase. Synonym: homopolymeric tailing …   Glossary of Biotechnology

  • tailing — noun Date: 1764 1. residue separated in the preparation of various products (as grain or ores) usually used in plural 2. the part of a projecting stone or brick inserted in a wall …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • tailing — 1) a method of handling a slippery fish by grasping it near the tail. Also called tail 2) observation of fish in shallow water where the tail breaks the water. Also called tail …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • tailing — /tay ling/, n. 1. the part of a projecting stone or brick tailed or inserted in a wall. 2. tailings, a. Building Trades. gravel, aggregate, etc., failing to pass through a given screen. b. the residue of any product, as in mining; leavings. [1640 …   Universalium


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