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Meaning of "tail-heavy" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF TAIL-HEAVY

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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF TAIL-HEAVY

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Tail-Heavy is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES TAIL-HEAVY MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of tail-heavy in the English dictionary

The definition of tail-heavy in the dictionary is having too much weight at the rear because of overloading or poor design.


WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE TAIL-HEAVY

tail fan
tail feather
tail gate
tail lamp
tail off
tail out
tail rotor
tail section
tail unit
tail wheel
tail-light
tail-like
tail-off
tailard
tailback
tailboard
tailbone
tailcoated
tailender
tailer

WORDS THAT END LIKE TAIL-HEAVY

cavy
Davy
Department of the Navy
Donleavy
French navy
gravy
heavy
merchant navy
navy
onion gravy
peavy
Royal Navy
superheavy
the navy
top-heavy
ultraheavy
wavy

Synonyms and antonyms of tail-heavy in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «tail-heavy» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF TAIL-HEAVY

Find out the translation of tail-heavy to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of tail-heavy from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «tail-heavy» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

尾重
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

- cola pesada
570 millions of speakers

English

tail-heavy
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

पूंछ भारी
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

الذيل كثيف
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Хвост - тяжелая
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

cauda pesada
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

লেঙ্গুড় ভারী
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

queue lourde
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Ekor berat
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

hecklastig
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

テール重い
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

꼬리 무거운
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Buntut-berat
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

đuôi nặng
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

வால்-கனரக
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

शेपटी-जड
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Kuyruk ağır
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

tail - pesante
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

ciężki ogon
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Хвіст - важка
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

- coada grele
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

ουρά - βαριά
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

stert swaar
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

baktung
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

tail - tung
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of tail-heavy

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «TAIL-HEAVY»

The term «tail-heavy» is normally little used and occupies the 127.949 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «TAIL-HEAVY» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about tail-heavy

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «TAIL-HEAVY»

Discover the use of tail-heavy in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to tail-heavy and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Long Tail: Heavy-tailed Distribution, Fat Tail, Pareto ...
Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online.
Lambert M. Surhone, Miriam T. Timpledon, Susan F. Marseken, 2010
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Popular Science
Passengers often congregate too far aft where the engine, fuel tanks, heavy batteries, and other gear are already weighing the boat down. Result: The hull becomes tail-heavy. The stern digs into the water, and the drag steals precious speed.
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Popular Science
"My plane," the lieutenant in charge said, "is very tail- heavy. That's why I use it. It's too tail-heavy for the cadets." "But I'm not a cadet," Kaka said. "No, sir, lieutenant," Kakapo chirped up with reverse parroting, "Lieutenant Perlin is not a cadet.
4
Constructive Computation in Stochastic Models with ...
Keywords stochastic model, Markov chain of GI/G/1 type, RG-factorization, asymptotic analysis, light tail, geometric tail, semi- geometric tail, heavy tail, long tail, subexponential, regularly varying. This chapter considers asymptotic behavior for ...
Quan-Lin Li, 2011
5
Stochastic Models in Queueing Theory
Spatial variability of the traffic processes is captured by long tail (heavy tail) distributions and temporal variability by long-range dependence. These are termed (by Mandelbrot (1965)) the Noah Effect and Ioseph Eflect, respectively. We shall ...
Jyotiprasad Medhi, 2002
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The Aeroplane Speaks
If nose-heavy, it should be given a smaller angle of incidence. If tail-heavy, it should be given a larger angle; but care should be taken not to give it too great an angle, because the longitudinal stability entirely depends upon the tail-plane being ...
Horatio Barber, 1928
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STEM for All Ages
D2 =1.875*B2*C2 D5 =B5*C5 D8 =B8*C8 D3 =B3*C3 D6 = 6*B6*C6 D9=SUM( D2:D8) D4 =B4*C4 D7 =B7*C7 D12= D9/B9 Cell D13 has the Aft cg limit, which is always 94.0. Nose Heavy/Tail Heavy – Cause and Effect While the causes are  ...
Seán G.Dwyer, 2014
8
Modeling and Simulation Environment for Satellite and ...
Invariant Protocol Level Distribution Connection Size - Lognormal Connection Duration — Lognormal Requested File Popularity Application Zipf Hybrid: Lognormal body, Pareto tail (Heavy-tailed) Requested File Sizes (Overall) Application ...
A. Nejat Ince, 2001
9
Raptors of the World
131 new Britain Goshawk Accipiter princeps L38–45 cm (16in): S75–86 cm (32in ): T18–21 cm (8 in): ¢72%? Mountain forest, 750–1600 m (from 200 m). Largish accipiter; short rounded wing-tips, short tail, heavy bill, thick legs/short toes.
David A. Christie, James Ferguson-Lees, 2010
10
B-24 Liberator Bomber Pilot's Flight Manual
If it were trimmed tail heavy, in a dive the inherent tendency to pull up would make the application of up-elevator easier and more abrupt, creating higher load factors of Landing—A three wheel landing is neither desired nor necessary.
Periscope Film.Com, 2006

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «TAIL-HEAVY»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term tail-heavy is used in the context of the following news items.
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Martin: Hero on the wrong side of history
Too much of us and we're nose-heavy, too much of them and we're tail-heavy — it's a matter of balance. I can't beat him, and I can't join him.” “Atticus?” she calls ... «Henderson Daily Dispatch, Jul 15»
2
D.G. Martin: Hero on the wrong side of history
Too much of us and we're nose-heavy, too much of them and we're tail-heavy – it's a matter of balance. I can't beat him, and I can't join him.” “Atticus?” she calls ... «News & Observer, Jul 15»
3
What The Deuce? A Twin-Engined Toyota
... take another 50kg out of it before the next Gatebil at Rudskogen in September, and relocate more weight to the front of the car as it's tail-heavy at the moment. «Speedhunters, Jul 15»
4
10 most beautiful lines from Harper Lee's Go Set A Watchman
Too much of us and we're nose-heavy, too much of them and we're tail-heavy — it's a matter of balance.” 8. “The hollering and high-mindedness over, all that ... «Entertainment Weekly, Jul 15»
5
No new orders as screws tighten on offshore drilling market
“The urgency is also higher at yards, where there is higher probability of contractors walking away from commitments due to tail-heavy instalments.” RS Platou's ... «Energy Voice, Apr 15»
6
2015 Mercedes AMG GT-S review | first drive
But way of comparison, the tail-heavy Porsche 911 has a 39/61 weight distribution while the highly regarded Porsche Cayman (with a mid-mounted engine) has ... «Cars Guide, Nov 14»
7
The Alfa Romeo Giulietta
That can be good fun when you're in a tail-heavy V8 muscle car. But in a hatchback that eventually goes from 0-100 km/h in almost eight seconds it's simply ... «Live Trading News, Jan 14»
8
2013: The year Apple zeroed in on the holidays
Join Gizmag, as we take a look back at the tail-heavy year that was for Apple. What does Apple have in store for 2014? Apple had no big announcements until ... «Gizmag, Dec 13»
9
GLOG keeps its cool
“You may recall that we have a good track record of achieving tail-heavy payment terms so it still remains a little bit early to enter into such financing ... «TradeWinds, Aug 13»
10
Stena inks rig order
In a statement Stena indicated that the contract includes “tail-heavy payment terms payable on delivery”, which is expected in 2016. “Should a legally binding ... «TradeWinds, Jul 13»

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