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.
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