Definition of Tailfin

1. Noun. A stabilizer that is part of the vertical tail structure of an airplane.

Exact synonyms: Tail Fin, Vertical Fin, Vertical Stabiliser, Vertical Stabilizer
Generic synonyms: Stabilizer
Group relationships: Vertical Tail



2. Noun. One of a pair of decorations projecting above the rear fenders of an automobile.
Exact synonyms: Fin, Tail Fin
Group relationships: Auto, Automobile, Car, Machine, Motorcar
Generic synonyms: Decoration, Ornament, Ornamentation
Derivative terms: Fin

Definition of Tailfin

1. Noun. A fin at the tail (of a fish or airplane) ¹

2. Noun. (automotive) A fin like projection at the rear of a car, common on American cars of the 1950s. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Tailfin

1. a fin at the posterior end of a fish [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tailfin

taildragger
taildraggers
tailed
tailed frog
tailed phage
tailed toad
tailedness
tailender
tailenders
tailer
taileron
tailerons
tailers
tailfan
tailfans
tailfin (current term)
tailfins
tailflower
tailgate
tailgate-party
tailgate parties
tailgate party
tailgated
tailgater
tailgaters
tailgates
tailgating
tailgut
tailhead
tailheads

Literary usage of Tailfin

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1. The Standard Cipher Code of the American Railway Association, for the Use of by American Railway Association (1906)
"tailfin Forward copy of Tariff on from to 3. .Tailgate General Freight Department Tariff (No.) 4. .Tailhook Have you issued Tariff to cover? 5. ..."

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