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Tailing   /tˈeɪlɪŋ/   Listen
Tailing

noun
1.
The act of following someone secretly.  Synonym: shadowing.






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"Tailing" Quotes from Famous Books



... this latter respect it differs materially, and with advantage, from the Siemens burner, which, while presenting an extremely brilliant and beautiful ball of flame outside its central tube of porcelain, may yet be tailing smokily downward inside this opaque screen, and thereby causing unperceived waste. The flame of the Grimston burner, on the other hand, is quite exposed, and all its light, from the ends of the burner-tubes ...
— Scientific American Supplement, No. 362, December 9, 1882 • Various



Words linked to "Tailing" :   shadowing, following, pursuit, pursual, chase, tail



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