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See definition of tailing on Dictionary.com
  • as inendmost
  • as inespionage

synonyms for tailing

  • at the end
  • farthest
  • furthest
  • hindermost
  • hindmost
  • last
  • lattermost
  • rearmost
  • remotest
See also synonyms for: tailings
  • intelligence
  • reconnaissance
  • shadowing
  • secret service
  • undercover operations
  • undercover work
  • underground activities
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How to use tailing in a sentence

The trail climbs over reclaimed mine tailings, now grass-covered hills, and past an old mine building.
ASPEN’S OTHER MILLION-DOLLAR ASSET: CYCLINGRACHEL WALKERSEPTEMBER 30, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Starting in the late ’80s, the company used soil to place a temporary cover over the tailings.
ONCE THE URANIUM CAPITAL OF THE WORLD, MOAB, UTAH, WANTS TO UNLOAD ITS RADIOACTIVE LEGACYSARAH SCOLESSEPTEMBER 9, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
There, trucks take tailings from the train to the disposal cell, an excavated area that, once finished, will be a mile long and nearly half a mile wide.
ONCE THE URANIUM CAPITAL OF THE WORLD, MOAB, UTAH, WANTS TO UNLOAD ITS RADIOACTIVE LEGACYSARAH SCOLESSEPTEMBER 9, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
In addition to being powered by renewable energy, CTR says the project uses a closed-loop direct extraction process that returns spent brine to its underground source and leaves no production tailings, a kind of waste reside from mining.
GM IS INVESTING IN A CALIFORNIA LITHIUM EXTRACTION PROJECTARIA ALAMALHODAEIJULY 2, 2021TECHCRUNCH
“If we can come up with a recipe on all these different tailings, the opportunities could explode,” Wilcox says.
ASBESTOS COULD BE A POWERFUL WEAPON AGAINST CLIMATE CHANGE (YOU READ THAT RIGHT)JAMES TEMPLEOCTOBER 6, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
Ultimately, mine tailings on their own won’t get us very far.
ASBESTOS COULD BE A POWERFUL WEAPON AGAINST CLIMATE CHANGE (YOU READ THAT RIGHT)JAMES TEMPLEOCTOBER 6, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
Tall trees on the lee side of it called for plenty of energetic side-slipping and fish-tailing.
THE FLYING REPORTERLEWIS E. (LEWIS EDWIN) THEISS
Jimmy knew he was overshooting too much to dare attempt to kill his surplus speed by fish-tailing.
THE FLYING REPORTERLEWIS E. (LEWIS EDWIN) THEISS
But the mysterious stranger was too quick for him, and when Tailing leapt to his feet he was alone.
THE DAFFODIL MYSTERYEDGAR WALLACE
A grassy glade slopes down to the bank, tailing away inland into a path something like a “ride” in an English game covert.
FORGING THE BLADESBERTRAM MITFORD
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WORDS RELATED TO TAILING

  • at the end
  • farthest
  • furthest
  • hindermost
  • hindmost
  • last
  • lattermost
  • rearmost
  • remotest
  • tailing
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.