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Definition of the noun tandem

What does tandem mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: tandems

  1. an arrangement of two or more objects or persons one behind another
    • lexical domain: Attributes - nouns denoting attributes of people and objects
    • more generic words: arrangement / placement = the spatial property of the way in which something is placed
  2. a bicycle with two sets of pedals and two seats

Alternative definition of the noun tandem


  1. A bicycle with two seats, two sets of pedals, and two wheels; a bicycle-built-for-two.
  2. An arrangement of two or more objects arranged one behind the other.

Specialised definition of the noun tandem

Glossary of sports

a bicycle with two saddles and two sets of handlebars and pedals, one behind the other, so that it can be ridden by two people at the same time (2006. Dictionary of Sport and Exercise Science. A&C Black Publishers Ltd)

describes sports activities undertaken by two people together, usually positioned one behind the other, especially when one person is a novice (2006. Dictionary of Sport and Exercise Science. A&C Black Publishers Ltd)

Glossary of sports / cycling

a racing bicycle for track races ridden by two cyclists who sit on the bike behind each other; only the cyclist sitting in front can steer the bicycle. (Herbert Haag & Gerald Haag. 2003. Dictionary. Sport, Physical Education, Sport Science. Kiel, Institut für Sport und Sportwissenschaften)

Glossary of sports / tennis

a doubles formation in which each partner is responsible for one half of the court, as divided by the center line. Compare up and back

Definition of the adjective tandem

What does tandem mean as an attribute of a noun?

adjective - degrees: -

  1. Together; working as one.

Definition of the adverb tandem

What does tandem mean as an attribute of something other than a noun?


  1. one behind the other
    • examples: ride tandem on a bicycle built for two | riding horses down the path in tandem
    • synonym of tandem: in tandem


Who is Tandem?

Tandem ist eine französische Hip-Hop-Gruppe aus Aubervilliers im Département Seine-Saint-Denis im Norden der Pariser Banlieue. Die Zweiergruppe besteht aus Mac Tyer und Mac Kregor.

Phrases with Tandem

Phrases starting with the word Tandem:

  1. Tandem gait
  2. tandem bicycle
  3. tandem trailer

Phrases ending with the word Tandem:

  1. in tandem
  2. Drive Irish Tandem

Other phrases containing the word Tandem:

  1. Short tandem repeat
  2. Variable Tandem Repeat Locus

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Tandem

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Google previewCommunications Standard Dictionary (2012)

by Martin H. Weik

tandem. 1. The connection of the output terminals of one network, circuit, or link directly to the ...

Google previewDictionary of Mass Spectrometry (2010)

by Anthony Mallet, Steve Down

tandem accelerator mass spectrometer An accelerator mass spectrometer in which two beams of ions are transmitted in parallel, one from the sample and one from a calibration standard. Each sample has its own source and, after acceleration ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Engineering (1906)

A Treatise on Boilers, Steam Engines, the Locomotive, Electricity, Machine Shop Practice, Air Brake Practice, Engineer's Catechism, Gas, Oil, Traction and Automobile Motors, Refrigeration by Calvin Franklin Swingle

Tandem Compounds. Theoretically the tandem compound with its four cylinders would appear at first glance to be the ideal design, especially for locomotives, as it places the cylinder in line, and as a result of this the strains are all brought to ...

Google previewDictionary of Automotive Engineering (2016)

by Don Goodsell

See also dual-drive tandem; interactive suspension; pusher tandem; tri-axle. See Figure T.1. Hanger Hanger bracket bracket Forward ! Equalizer Radius rod "A~ : - —ax. spread –- Adjustable radius rod tandem master cylinder Two master ...

Google previewRoutledge Encyclopedia of Language Teaching and Learning (2013)

by Michael Byram, Adelheid Hu

Tandem learning is thus characterised by the poles of traditional classroom learning and self-instruction. A balance is struck between the amount of external structuring and steering and the autonomy of the learners. In the classroom context, ...

Google previewFiber Optics Standard Dictionary (2012)

by Martin Weik

tandem: 1. Pertaining ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Algorithms (2008)

by Ming-Yang Kao

Tandem repeats have been shown to be associated with recombination hot-spots in higher organisms. In bacteria, a correlation has been observed between certain tandem repeats and virulence and pathogenicity genes. Tandem repeats are ...

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Quotes about Tandem

It has become evident that the primary lesson of the study of evolution is that all evolution is coevolution: every organism is evolving in tandem with the organisms around it. (Kevin Kelly)
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Scrabble value of T1A1N1D2E1M3

The value of this 6-letter word is 9 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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