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fishtail


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Fish-tail  \Fish"-tail`\,  a. 
  Like  the  of  a  fish;  acting,  or  producing  something  like  the 
  tail  of  a  fish. 
 
  {Fish-tail  burner},  a  gas  burner  that  gives  a  spreading  flame 
  shaped  somewhat  like  the  tail  of  a  fish. 
 
  {Fish-tail  propeller}  (Steamship),  a  propeller  with  a  single 
  blade  that  oscillates  like  the  tail  of  a  fish  when 
  swimming. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  fishtail 
  v  :  slow  down  by  moving  the  tail  sideways;  "The  airplane 
  fishtailed  on  the  runway" 
 
  From  U.S.  Gazetteer  (1990)  [gazetteer]: 
 
  Fishtail,  MT 
  Zip  code(s):  59028 




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