how to pronounce tailing


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The above transcription of tailing is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association. You can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

tailing is pronounced in two syllables

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meanings of tailing


  1. A prolongation of current in a telegraph line, due to capacity in the line and causing signals to run together.
  2. The part of a projecting stone or brick inserted in a wall.
  3. The act of following someone.
  4. The lighter parts of grain separated from the seed by threshing and winnowing; chaff.
  5. Sexual intercourse.


  1. Present participle of tail.

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