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  • as inpostern
  • as inback
  • as inrear
  • as intail
  • as intail end
  • as inillustration

synonyms for tailpiece

  • backside
  • extremity
  • hind
  • hindquarters
  • posterior
  • rear
  • reverse
  • stern
  • tail
  • aft
  • back end
  • far end
  • hindmost
  • hindpart
  • tail end
See also synonyms for: tailpieces
  • tail
  • rear
  • reverse
  • extremity
  • backside
  • posterior
  • stern
  • aft
  • tail end
  • hindquarters
  • back end
  • far end
  • hindpart
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      How to use tailpiece in a sentence

      As a tailpiece to this portion of the subject it is a pleasure to introduce a freak among the native orchards, as shown in Fig. 3.
      APPLETONS' POPULAR SCIENCE MONTHLY, JULY 1899VARIOUS
      They were stretched between the yoke and bridge, or to a tailpiece below the bridge.
      ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 17, SLICE 2VARIOUS
      Each mat has a red border at its lower end, which forms a satisfactory tailpiece, and unites it with the straight lath.
      A HISTORY OF ART IN ANCIENT EGYPT, VOL. II (OF 2)GEORGES PERROT
      He was not content, like many, with sticking on a tailpiece of application at the end of a long discourse.
      A SKETCH OF THE LIFE AND LABORS OF GEORGE WHITEFIELDJOHN CHARLES RYLE
      For example, here is a little tailpiece of Bewick's, to the fable of the Frogs and the Stork.
      ARIADNE FLORENTINAJOHN RUSKIN
      The inside end of the slot is cut at a slight angle to receive the slope of tailpiece C.
      TOY CRAFTLEON H. BAXTER
      Tailpiece to the account of the Whitethroat, p. 261—a gibbet in the distance.
      HANGING IN CHAINSALBERT HARTSHORNE
      For a tailpiece to this chapter one may vignette one of those little affairs.
      KIPPSH. G. WELLS
      There was nothing else in the rocket, except for the motor built into the tailpiece.
      ADOLESCENTS ONLYIRVING E. COX
      The rotation and the music stopped as the tailpiece of the rocket fell open.
      ADOLESCENTS ONLYIRVING E. COX
      SYNONYM OF THE DAY
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      capacitor

      WORDS RELATED TO TAILPIECE

      • aft
      • back end
      • backside
      • extremity
      • far end
      • hindpart
      • hindquarters
      • posterior
      • rear
      • reverse
      • stern
      • tail
      • tail end
      • tailpiece
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