long tail

noun

commerce the segment of a market representing the large number of products that sell in small quantities, considered by some to be of greater financial value than the few products that sell in very large quantities

Nearby words

  1. long shot,
  2. long shot, a,
  3. long splice,
  4. long suit,
  5. long sweetening,
  6. long thoracic nerve,
  7. long time no see,
  8. long tin,
  9. long tom,
  10. long ton

Word Origin for long tail

C21: from the appearance of typical sales patterns on a graph

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