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Synonyms for tail

tail (n.)

the posterior part of the body of a vertebrate especially when elongated and extending beyond the trunk or main part of the body

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tail (n.)

any projection that resembles the tail of an animal

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tail (v.)

remove the stalk of fruits or berries

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tail (n.)

(usually plural) the reverse side of a coin that does not bear the representation of a person's head

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tail (n.)

a spy employed to follow someone and report their movements

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high-tail (v.)

retreat at full speed

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tail (n.)

the rear part of an aircraft

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tail gate (n.)

a gate downstream from a lock or canal that is used to control the flow of water at the lower end

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tail rotor (n.)

rotor consisting of a rotating airfoil on the tail of a single-rotor helicopter; keeps the helicopter from spinning in the direction opposite to the rotation of the main rotor

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kite tail (n.)

a bob on a kite to provide balance

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