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Related to tailing: Tailing ponds


1. tailings Refuse or dross remaining after ore has been processed.
2. Architecture The portion of a tailed beam, brick, or board inside a wall.


(Building) the part of a beam, rafter, projecting brick or stone, etc, embedded in a wall


(ˈteɪ lɪŋ)

1. the part of a projecting stone or brick tailed or inserted in a wall.
2. tailings, gravel, aggregate, etc., or other residue of a product, as in mining; leavings.
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Noun1.tailing - the act of following someone secretly
chase, pursual, pursuit, following - the act of pursuing in an effort to overtake or capture; "the culprit started to run and the cop took off in pursuit"
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One, tailing out behind the rest, was a lad that had gone from the hamlet to Dr.
The wounded, and wanting of sleep, and the pierced, kisses your worship's hands, ungrateful and very unrecognised fair one; and it said something or other about health and sickness that he was sending her; and from that it went tailing off until it ended with
The most lay silent, but some muttered to themselves, and others talked together in a strange, low, monotonous voice, their conversation coming in gushes, and then suddenly tailing off into silence, each mumbling out his own thoughts and paying little heed to the words of his neighbour.
Next I discovered a brown thing, seated on the table in the centre, and in another moment my eyes grew accustomed to the light, and I saw what all these things were, and was tailing out of the place as hard as my legs could carry me.
There may be a trifling matter of an inch or two; I'm no saying I'm just exactly what ye would call a tall man, whatever; and I dare say," he added, his voice tailing off in a laughable manner, "now when I come to think of it, I dare say ye'll be just about right.
The Ministry of Natural Resources proposed to build a new tailing and to produce a plan for conservation of the currently used tailing to the Kumtor Operating Company to avoid possible emergency situations at the production facilities of the Kumtor mine.
Says Ferguson, "You then build up an organic layer where you get bacteria, like algae, and in that way you reduce oxygen right at the top layer of your tailing.
9 million on or before January 22, 2007 at the second closing when the tailing facility is conveyed to Sterling Mining Company and the land parcel is conveyed to EMC.
Several tailing storage facilities need immediate remediation in Kyrgyzstan, Isabek Torgoev, chief of geoenvironmental monitoring lab of the Geomechannics Institute, told news conference today.
A great many mine tailing sites have been cleaned up or are in the process of being rehabilitated by their owners.
International Atomic Energy Agency is ready to help in writing a complete report on monitoring of tailing ponds in Kyrgyztsan, said Director of the Technical Cooperation Department of the International Atomic Energy Agency, Mr Byung-Koo Kim in a meeting with Deputy Minister of Emergencies Turatbek Junushaliev today in Bishkek, reported press service of the Ministry of Emergencies.
The Government of Kyrgyzstan and the United Nations Development Programme initiate a big international conference on tailing ponds, said Prime Minister Igor Chudinov in a meeting with the Director of the Department of Technical Cooperation of the International Atomic Energy Agency, Mr Byung-Koo Kim today.