tail end


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tail end

n.
1. The hindmost part.
2. The very end; the conclusion.

tail end

n
the last, endmost, or final part

tail′ end′


n.
2. the concluding or final part; tag end: the tail end of a lecture.
[1375–1425]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.tail end - the time of the last part of something; "the fag end of this crisis-ridden century"; "the tail of the storm"
end, ending - the point in time at which something ends; "the end of the year"; "the ending of warranty period"
2.tail end - any projection that resembles the tail of an animal
projection - any solid convex shape that juts out from something
3.tail end - the fleshy part of the human body that you sit ontail end - the fleshy part of the human body that you sit on; "he deserves a good kick in the butt"; "are you going to sit on your fanny and do nothing?"
body part - any part of an organism such as an organ or extremity
torso, trunk, body - the body excluding the head and neck and limbs; "they moved their arms and legs and bodies"

tail end

noun
The hindmost part of something:
Translations

tail end

n (of party, meeting) → fine f; (of train, procession) → coda
to be at the tail end of the procession/queue → essere in coda alla processione/in fondo alla coda
References in classic literature ?
Indeed, it was such a thundering poor success that it raised wondering scowls all along the line, and a gorgeous flunkey at the tail end of it raised his whip; but I jumped in time and was under it when it fell; and under cover of the volley of coarse laughter which fol- lowed, I spoke up sharply and warned the king to take no notice.
When Captain Hansen lighted the fuse and hooked the fish hook into the tail end of a native's loin cloth, that native was smitten with so an ardent a desire for the shore that he forgot to shed the loin cloth.
The extraordinary timber projections which I have seen in no other vessel made her square stern resemble the tail end of a miller's waggon.
"So that is the tail end of the telegram which Godfrey Staunton dispatched within a few hours of his disappearance.
Everybody 'ud be wanting bread made o' tail ends and everybody 'ud be running after everybody else to preach to
MIRPURKHAS -- Sadrat one feder Shakh tail end growers staged a protest against acute shortage of irrigation water at workshop local press club here on Monday .The protest was led by Muhammad Rafiq ,Altaf Hussain Jatt , Dado Bugti , Nazir Bugti , and Sarwar Khoso carrying banners and placards and raised slogans against the SDO Khadro irrigation department.
Office bearers of farmers organization association Mirpurkhas Muhammad Ismail Shaikh, Badar Alam, Imamdin Maher, Javed Babar, Razzaque Arain and others talking to media persons blamed that irrigation department officers and staff were responsible of artificial shortage of water in tail end areas as water supply with small gauge in tail end areas have been causing severally affecting the cotton and chili sowing in past also as there was season of sowing of the both crops but at this time not availability of required quantity of water would cause of severally affecting the sowing of above crops as result in future production of the above crops would be reduced in this region.
They said that acute water shortage had hit the tail end growers.
Tenders are invited for Pacakage (28) a) improvements to atchkat road from keelgata village to annedoddi village under kbrb)improvements to atchkat road from kuntanahalli village to tail end of 26th dy under kbr c)improvements to atchkat road from kuntanahalli village to tail end of 26th dy under kbr d)improvements to atchkat road from kuntanahalli village to ch 0.00 km of 26th dy under kbr
The water theft by the farmers with agricultural lands near the head regulator of a waterway creates acute shortage for the tail end farmers.
Badin -- The shortage of agri-water across the district would be finshed soon and water till the tail end would be assured.
Being at the tail end, these subdivisions were facing shortage of water despite supply of 13,600 cusec in Nara Canal head.