AskDefine | Define tailing

Dictionary Definition

tailing adj : following surreptitiously; keeping under surveillance; "always on guard against shadowing submarines" [syn: shadowing] n : the act of following someone secretly [syn: shadowing]

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English

Verb

tailing
  1. present participle of tail

Noun

tailing
  1. the act of following someone

See also

Extensive Definition

Tailing may refer to:
  • Tailings, the material left over after the extraction of ore from its host material
  • Lamb marking, a process applied in sheep husbandry, typically involving removal of a sheep's tail

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

bugging, chasing, cloak-and-dagger work, counterespionage, counterintelligence, dogging, electronic surveillance, espial, espionage, following, heeling, hounding, intelligence, intelligence work, military intelligence, observation, pursual, pursuance, pursuit, secret police, secret service, sequel, sequence, series, shadowing, spying, stakeout, surveillance, trailing, wiretap, wiretapping
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