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Spanish translation of “tail”

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.
(Definition of tail from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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