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tail

noun /teil/
the part of an animal, bird or fish that sticks out behind the rest of its body
cola
The dog wagged its tail A fish swims by moving its tail.
anything which has a similar function or position
cola
the tail of an aircraft/comet.
-tailed suffix having a (certain size, type etc of) tail
de cola…
a black-tailed duck a long-tailed dog.
tails noun, adverb (on) the side of a coin that does not have the head of the sovereign etc on it
cruz
He tossed the coin and it came up tails.
tail-end noun the very end or last part
cola, parte final; extremo
the tail-end of the procession.
tail light noun the ( usually red) light on the back of a car, train etc
luz trasera
He followed the tail lights of the bus.
tailwind noun a wind coming from behind
viento de cola
We sailed home with a tailwind.
tail off phrasal verb to become fewer, smaller or weaker (at the end)
disminuir, menguar
His interest tailed off towards the end of the film.
( also tail away) (of voices etc) to become quieter or silent
irse debilitando, ir disminuyendo (poco a poco/gradualmente)
His voice tailed away into silence.
Translations of “tail”
in Arabic ذَيْل, ذَنَب…
in Korean 꼬리…
in Malaysian ekor…
in French queue…
in Turkish kuyruk, uç kısım…
in Italian coda…
in Chinese (Traditional) 動物, 尾巴, 尾狀物…
in Russian хвост, конец…
in Polish ogon…
in Vietnamese đuôi, phần đuôi…
in Portuguese rabo, cauda…
in Thai หาง (สัตว์), ส่วนท้าย (เครื่องบิน, เรือ)…
in German der Schwanz…
in Catalan cua…
in Japanese しっぽ, 尾…
in Indonesian ekor…
in Chinese (Simplified) 动物, 尾巴, 尾状物…
(Definition of tail from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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