Definition of tailing in English:
1 (tailings) The residue of something, especially ore.
- Much of the pollution comes from mine tailings, or residues.
- We've come to the Kennedy Mines Tailing Wheels, which were once these four huge wheels that carried the tailings, or residue, from the mines.
- Questions about possible adverse health effects from environmental and occupational exposures to uranium have arisen as a result of uranium mining, residual mine tailings, and the use of depleted uranium in the military.
Words that rhyme with tailingfailing, grayling, mailing, paling, railing, sailing, unavailing, veiling, wailing
Definition of tailing in:
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