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  1. tail

    • IPA[teɪl]

    英式

    • n.
      the hindmost part of an animal, especially when prolonged beyond the rest of the body, such as the flexible extension of the backbone in a vertebrate, the feathers at the hind end of a bird, or a terminal appendage in an insect;a slender backward prolongation of each hindwing in some butterflies.
    • v.
      follow and observe (someone) closely, especially in secret;follow
    • noun: tail, plural noun: tails

    • verb: tail, 3rd person present: tails, gerund or present participle: tailing, past tense: tailed, past participle: tailed

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    名詞

    • 1. the hindmost part of an animal, especially when prolonged beyond the rest of the body, such as the flexible extension of the backbone in a vertebrate, the feathers at the hind end of a bird, or a terminal appendage in an insect the dog's tail began to wag frantically 同義詞 hindmost part, back end, appendage, brush, scut, ... 更多反義詞 front, head
    • a slender backward prolongation of each hindwing in some butterflies.
    • 2. a thing resembling an animal's tail in its shape or position, typically extending downwards or outwards at the end of something the tail of a capital
    • the rear part of an aeroplane, with the tailplane and rudder the fuselage tapers sharply towards the tail
    • the lower or hanging part of a garment, especially the back of a shirt or coat he wiped his hands on the tail of his grubby vest he stormed off, the tails of his jacket flapping behind him
    • informal a tailcoat, or a man's formal evening suit with a tailcoat the men looked debonair in white tie and tails
    • the luminous trail of particles following a comet.
    • the lower end of a pool or stream shallow riffles and the tails of pools are prime feeding areas
    • the exposed end of a slate or tile in a roof the slates are dressed with the bevelled tail and edge characteristic of thick, square stone roofing
    • an extremity of a curve approaching the horizontal axis of a graph, especially that of a frequency distribution.
    • 3. the end of a long train or line of people or vehicles a catering truck at the tail of the convoy
    • the final, more distant, or weaker part of something the tail of a hurricane 同義詞 rear, end, back, extremity, conclusion, ... 更多反義詞 head, front, beginning, start
    • the end of the batting order, with the weakest batsmen McDermott worked his way through the tail, finishing with ten wickets
    • 4. informal a person secretly following another to observe their movements I can't put a tail on him, I don't know where he's gone 同義詞 detective, investigator, private investigator, shadow, informalsleuth, ... 更多
    • 5. North American informal a person's buttocks the coach kicked Ryan in his tail 同義詞 buttocks, backside, behind, bottom, seat, ... 更多
    • vulgar slang a woman's genitals.
    • informal women collectively regarded in sexual terms I was getting worried that both of us would be chasing tail and getting into trouble for the rest of our lives
    • 6. the side of a coin without the image of a head on it (used when tossing a coin to determine a winner) the chances of heads and tails in the long run are equal

    動詞

    • 1. informal follow and observe (someone) closely, especially in secret a flock of paparazzi had tailed them all over London
    • follow they went to their favourite cafe—Owen and Sally tailed along
    • 2. North American (of an object in flight) drift or curve in a particular direction the next pitch tailed in on me at the last second
    • 3. remove the stalks or ends of (fruit or vegetables) in preparation for cooking.
    • 4. pull on the end of (a rope) after it has been wrapped round the drum of a winch a few times, in order to prevent slipping when the winch rotates.
    • 5. archaic join (one thing) to another.
    • 6. rare provide with a tail her calligraphy was topped by banners of black ink and tailed like the haunches of fabulous beasts
    • adj.
      having a tail of a specified kind: a long-tailed lizard white-tailed eagles

    Oxford Dictionary

    • adj.
      having a tail of a specified kind: a long-tailed lizard white-tailed eagles

    Oxford American Dictionary

    • plural
      catkins from the hazel tree.

    Oxford Dictionary

    • n.
      a rope whip with nine knotted cords, formerly used (especially at sea) to flog offenders.

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    • n.
      a rope whip with nine knotted cords, formerly used (especially at sea) to flog offenders.

    Oxford American Dictionary

    • ph.
      I win whatever happens

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    • IPA[tāl]

    美式

    • n.
      the hindmost part of an animal, especially when prolonged beyond the rest of the body, such as ... the dog's tail began to wag frantically
    • v.
      follow and observe (someone) closely, especially in secret: a flock of paparazzi had tailed them all over Paris

    Oxford American Dictionary

    • IPA[teɪl]

    英式

    • n.
      limitation of ownership, especially of an estate or title limited to a person and their direct ... the land was held in tail general

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    • IPA[tāl]

    美式

    • n.
      limitation of ownership, especially of an estate or title limited to a person and their heirs: the land was held in tail general

    Oxford American Dictionary

  2. 知識+

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    • 請問 clips 和 long tail 是什麼意思呢?

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