HyperDic: tail_fin

English > 3 senses of the expression tail fin:
NOUNartifacttail fin, vertical stabilizer, vertical stabiliser, vertical fin, tailfina stabilizer that is part of the vertical tail structure of an airplane
artifacttail fin, tailfin, finone of a pair of decorations projecting above the rear fenders of an automobile
animaltail fin, caudal finthe tail of fishes and some other aquatic vertebrates
English > tail fin: 3 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA stabilizer that is part of the vertical tail structure of an airplane.
Synonymsvertical stabilizer, vertical stabiliser, vertical fin, tailfin
Part ofvertical tailThe vertical airfoil in the tail assembly of an aircraft
Broaderstabilizerairfoil consisting of a device for stabilizing an aircraft
Spanishestabilizador de dirección
Catalanestabilitzador vertical
English > tail fin: 3 senses > noun 2, artifact
MeaningOne of a pair of decorations projecting above the rear fenders of an automobile.
Synonymstailfin, fin
Part ofcar, auto, automobile, machine, motorcarA motor vehicle with four wheels
Broaderdecoration, ornament, ornamentationSomething used to beautify
English > tail fin: 3 senses > noun 3, animal
MeaningThe tail of fishes and some other aquatic vertebrates.
Synonymcaudal fin
Part offishAny of various mostly cold-blooded aquatic vertebrates usually having scales and breathing through gills
Narrowerheterocercal finA tail fin with unequal lobes in which the vertebral column turns upward into the larger / larger lobe as in sharks
homocercal finsymmetrical tail fin extending beyond the end of the vertebral column as in most bony fishes
Broaderfinorgan of locomotion and balance in fishes and some other aquatic animals
Spanishaleta caudal
Catalanaleta caudal

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