head-to-tail


head-to-tail
/hɛd-tə-ˈteɪl/ (say hed-tuh-'tayl)

adjective
nose-to-tail (def. 2).

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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  • Head or tail — Head Head (h[e^]d), n. [OE. hed, heved, heaved, AS. he[ a]fod; akin to D. hoofd, OHG. houbit, G. haupt, Icel. h[ o]fu[eth], Sw. hufvud, Dan. hoved, Goth. haubi[thorn]. The word does not correspond regularly to L. caput head (cf. E. {Chief},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • head nor tail — If you can t make head nor tail of something, you cannot understand it at all or make any sense of it …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • head nor tail —    If you can t make head nor tail of something, you cannot understand it at all or make any sense of it.   (Dorking School Dictionary) …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • head or tail — noun 1. : this side or that side often used in plural in tossing a coin to decide a choice, question, or stake; compare heads or tails 2. : beginning or end : one thing or another : something definite could not make head or tail of what he said …   Useful english dictionary

  • Head and tail — Головка и хвостик (тетради, блока); верхний и нижний обрезы (книги) …   Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии

  • head-and-tail light — /hed n tayl / a small South American characin fish, Hemmigrammus ocellifer, having shiny red eyes and tail spots, often kept in aquariums. Also called head and tail light fish. * * * …   Universalium

  • head-and-tail-light — ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun also head and tail light fish : a small So. American characin fish (Hemigrammus ocellifer) that is translucent green with orange tinged black tipped fins and shimmering red eyes and tail spots and is often kept in the… …   Useful english dictionary

  • head-and-tail light — /hed n tayl / a small South American characin fish, Hemmigrammus ocellifer, having shiny red eyes and tail spots, often kept in aquariums. Also called head and tail light fish …   Useful english dictionary

  • head-and-tail-light tetra — žibintinė tetra statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Hemigrammus ocellifer angl. head and tail light tetra rus. тетра фонарик ryšiai: platesnis terminas – paprastosios tetros …   Žuvų pavadinimų žodynas

  • head-and-tail-light fish — noun see head and tail light …   Useful english dictionary


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