how to pronounce tailing


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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.

tailing frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word tailing occurs in english on average 0.2 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics tailing can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that tailing can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

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