Definition of Tailbacks

1. Noun. (plural of tailback) ¹



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Definition of Tailbacks

1. tailback [n] - See also: tailback

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tailbacks

tail pad
tail pads
tail recursion
tail recursive
tail rhyme
tail rhymes
tail rotor
tail vertebrae
tail wagging the dog
tailage
tailages
tailard
tailards
tailback
tailbacks (current term)
tailblock
tailblocks
tailboard
tailboards
tailbone
tailbones
tailbud
tailbuds
tailcoat
tailcoated
tailcoats
taildragger
taildraggers
tailed

Literary usage of Tailbacks

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1. Crimson Architectural Historians 1994-2002 by Stichting Rotterdam-Maaskant (2002)
"Our own culture of mobility consists of tailbacks and masses of traffic. Rem Koolhaas once said that Holland has no great distances, which is why we take ..."

2. Architecture of Instruction and Delight: A Socio-historical Analysis of by Pieter van Wesemael (2001)
"It was cheap, quick and had no delays in the form of tailbacks or a search for a parking place.292 Because the attendance was less than envisaged, ..."

3. Dordogne by Mike Smith (2006)
"This route has the disadvantage of long non-motorway stretches where slow-moving agricultural vehicles are always liable to cause considerable tailbacks, ..."

4. Time-Based Architecture by Bernard Leupen, René Heijne, Jasper van Zwol (2005)
"This brings a decrease in the need for mobility as well as in the problems caused by tailbacks and long travel times due to the drop in commuter traffic. ..."

5. Transport and Leisure by Ecmt (2000)
"... there were seven "super tailbacks" of over 50 kilometres and 399 long tailbacks of between 10 and 50 kilometres, Some 440 000 German citizens had their ..."

6. Transport Infrastructure in Ecmt Countries: Profiles and Prospects (monographs). by ECMT Staff, (Paris) European Conference of Ministers, Ecmt, SourceOECD (Online service) (1998)
"Mobility, particularly for commuter traffic, is increasingly affected by tailbacks on the main routes, a limitation which has to be taken into account in ..."

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