- Building Trades. gravel, aggregate, etc., failing to pass through a given screen.
- the residue of any product, as in mining; leavings.
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Katy Perry was admonished for dressing up as an angel while tailing her grandmother to an event.Melissa Rivers: Life After Joan—A Funny, Moving Celebration on a Special 'Fashion Police'|Tim Teeman|September 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The great irony is when we start to discuss the tailing ponds.
The result, as George Washington University law professor Orin Kerr puts it, is “the digital equivalent of tailing a suspect.”
Rotten cold it was, too, and me tailing on like a blamed chaperon!The Crevice|William John Burns and Isabel Ostrander
There had been an ice carnival, and the last party, tailing up the snow-slope to the hotel, called him.Four Weird Tales|Algernon Blackwood
I had done a fine job of tailing and I wanted someone to pin a leather medal on me.Highways in Hiding|George Oliver Smith
We are like a comet, bright at the head but tailing away into mere gas behind.The Stark Munro Letters|J. Stark Munro
But the mysterious stranger was too quick for him, and when Tailing leapt to his feet he was alone.The Daffodil Mystery|Edgar Wallace