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Definition of the noun tails

What does tails mean as a name of something?

noun

  1. formalwear consisting of full evening dress for men
    • examples: Heads I win, tails you lose. | Tails are absent in this type of cat. | I can't make heads or tails of this assignment. | One side of a coin is called 'heads' and the other side is called 'tails'. | I can't make heads or tails of what you said. | After all I couldn't make heads or tails of her story. | He gave instructions to the trainees, but they couldn't make heads or tails of them. | I can't make heads or tails of what you say. | Tails are absent in some cats. | He looked really wonderful in his top hat and tails.
    • lexical domain: Artifacts - nouns denoting man-made objects
    • synonyms of tails: dress suit / full dress / tail coat / tailcoat / white tie / white tie and tails
    • more generic terms: evening clothes / evening dress / eveningwear / formalwear = attire to wear on formal occasions in the evening
    • part: swallow-tailed coat / morning coat / swallowtail = a man's full-dress jacket with two long tapering tails at the back

Alternative definition of the noun tails

noun

  1. [slang] Short for tailcoat.
  2. The side of a coin that doesn't bear the picture of the head of state or similar

Character

Tails: Miles Prower, more commonly known by his nickname Tails, is a video game character in the Sonic the Hedgehog series released by Sega. He is a significant main character after the title character Sonic, who is also his best friend. Tails also appears in his own spin-off series, in comic books, cartoons, as well as a feature film.

Music

"Tails" is an album by Lisa Loeb & Nine Stories, released in 1995 by Geffen Records.

Person

Who is Tails?

Tails a.k.a. Taylor Worth is an Australian archer competing in recurve events. The Perth based competitor won a gold medal at the 2010 Commonwealth Games in the men's team event. He also won a gold medal at the United States Open and at the 2008 World Youth Archery Championships in the under-18 men's team recurve event. He represented Australia at the 2012 Summer Olympics in the Men's Individual competition.

Miscellanea

Tails or The Amnesic Incognito Live System is a security-focused Debian-based Linux distribution aimed at preserving privacy and anonymity. All its outgoing connections are forced to go through Tor, and direct connections are blocked. The system is designed to be booted as a live DVD or live USB, and will leave no trace on the machine unless explicitly told to do so. The Tor Project has provided most of the financial support for its development.

Phrases with Tails

  1. Heads I Win, Tails You Lose
  2. kitten-tails
  3. Lizard Tails
  4. Mares' Tails
  5. Heads or Tails
  6. cat-o'-nine-tails
  7. white tie and tails

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Tails

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Google previewThe jungle book. The second jungle book (1895)

by Rudyard Kipling

Two Tails is a great coward. Then we tug the big gun all together—Heya—Hullah ! Heeyah! Hullah! We do not climb like cats nor run like calves. We go across the level plain, twenty yoke of us, till we are unyoked again, and we graze while the ...

Google previewThe Seven Seas Edition of the Works of Rudyard Kipling: The jungle book (1914)

by Rudyard Kipling

Two Tails is a great coward. Then we tug the big gun all together—Heya— Hullahl Hee— yah! Hullah! We do not climb like cats nor run like calves. We go across the level plain, twenty yoke of us, till we are unyoked again, and we graze while ...

Google previewData Hiding Techniques in Windows OS (2016)

A Practical Approach to Investigation and Defense by Nihad Ahmad Hassan, Rami Hijazi

Tails is a live system (like most other Linux security distributions). It runs from a USB or CD/DVD drive. It is not...

Google previewThe Pall Mall Magazine (1894)

Two Tails is a great coward. Then we tug the big gun all together—Hijva—Hullalz ! IYeeya/l/ Hui/all / We do not climb like cats nor run like calves. We go across the level plain, twenty yoke of us, till we are unyoked again, and we graze while the ...

Google previewThe Jungle Book (2016)

by Rudyard Kipling

Two Tails is a great coward. Then we tug the big gun all together – Heya – Hullah ! Heeyah! Hullah! We do not climb like cats nor run like calves. We go across the level plain, twenty yoke of us, till we are unyoked again, and we graze while the ...

Google previewHeavy Tailed Functional Time Series (2010)

by Thomas Meinguet

Pareto tails, regular variation The construction leading to the concept of heavy tails is the following. Let Y be a random variable such that P(Y > y) = l/ya, y > 1. Such a distribution is called Pareto (a). The parameter a > 0 controls the density ...

Google previewArguing for Atheism (2003)

An Introduction to the Philosophy of Religion by Robin Le Poidevin

Just as solubility is a disposition of a lump of sugar — the disposition to dissolve when placed in water — so, according to propensity theory, the chance of landing tails is a disposition of a coin. Some coins are fair, some are biased.

Google previewWhy Don't Jumbo Jets Flap Their Wings? (2009)

Flying Animals, Flying Machines, and How They Are Different by David Alexander

Different Structures The most obvious difference between airplane tails and bird tails is that airplanes (with very few exceptions) have a vertical ...

Google previewObesity 101 (2011)

by Lauren M Rossen, PhD, Eric Rossen, PhD

You might as well flip a coin (heads means hyper, tails means not). Clearly, there is a lot of measurement error in this scenario—it's not exactly clear what you are even measuring, but it's probably not very closely related to actual candy intake ...

Google previewInterviewing for Solutions (2012)

by Peter De Jong, Insoo Kim Berg

Tails means John is in charge that day. And also—on those days when each of you is not busy being in charge— pay careful attention to what the other does with Billy that is useful or makes a difference so that you can report it to us when we ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Space (2009)

by Heather Couper, Nigel Henbest

Gas and dust released from / the nucleus are blown away from the Sun andform tails. Gas tail is straight and narrow and \ dust tail is curved. Tails grow as the comet travels toward the Sun. COMETARY TAILS Dust and gas released from the ...

Google previewUre's Dictionary of Arts, Manufactures, and Mines (1878)

Containing a Clear Exposition of Their Principles and Practice by Andrew Ure

Tails of huddle averaging {- inch deep.

Google previewUre̓s Dictionary of Arts, Manufactures, and Mines (1878)

Containing a Clear Exposition of Their Principles and Practice by Andrew Ure, Robert Hunt

** ** Tails of buddle averaging # inch deep. 3 and 55% ...

Google previewCassell's dictionary of cookery (1883)

by Cassell, ltd

Sheep's Tails. — Throw the tails into boiling water for fifteen minutes. Drain them, and put them into a stewpan with as much boiling stock as will cover them. Let the stock boil, skim carefully, and put into it a bunch of sweet herbs, two or three ...

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Quotes about Tails

Bees that have honey in their mouths have stings in their tails.
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Scrabble value of T1A1I1L1S1

The value of this 5-letter word is 5 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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