fishtail


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fishtail

1. Aeronautics an aeroplane manoeuvre in which the tail is moved from side to side to reduce speed
2. Engineering a nozzle having a long narrow slot at the top, placed over a Bunsen burner to produce a thin fanlike flame

fishtail

[′fish‚tāl]
(metallurgy)
Excess metal trailing on the end of a roll forging.

fishtail

A wedge-shaped piece of wood used as part of the soffit form between tapered end pans in concrete joist construction.
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3START SIMPLE There's no need to jump straight into complicated French plaits and fishtails as a novice - start with a simple plait down the length of a ponytail.
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Sipora Gurung of Fishtail was voted the best player of the tournament by the audience.
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4 Once you reach the bottom hairline, combine all sections of your Dutch braid and begin again-this time, though, twist into a fishtail.
The first style we learned was the Beginner Level Fishtail bracelet.
The 40-year-old wore a slim-fitting silver Zuhair Murad fishtail dress for the occasion.
Dubai-based boutique agency Moloobhoy & Brown has created a brand film and soundtrack for the launch of Puma Fishtail Rides.
I really liked jelly sandals when I was a kid " Megan Brennan, 18, studying beauty therapy at college and Miss Newcastle finalist: "I've done a wedding show before where I fell over because the dress was fishtail.
The 23-year-old singer flashed her bra, as she posed her head off in a sexy fishtail DKNY gown at the posh Hollywood awards, the Mirror reported.