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tailgate

1. another name for tailboard
2. a door at the rear of a hatchback vehicle
Collins Discovery Encyclopedia, 1st edition © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

tailgate

[′tāl‚gāt]
(civil engineering)
The downstream gate of a canal lock.
(engineering)
A hinged gate at the rear of a vehicle that can be let down for convenience in loading. Also known as tailboard.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

Tailgate

A conversion layer that lets IDE devices connect to the IEEE 1394 Firewire interface.
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So, for your next tailgate, keep my advice in mind, but also remember that the most important aspect of a tailgate is spending time with your friends.
Our favorite ancillary parking lot is located right across MLK Boulevard at the Masonic Center, where you'll find footballs flying through the air, hot dogs roasting on open grills and lots and lots of open tailgates. The money goes to charity, and the Masons say they can't remember ever turning anyone away.
Pickup location will be back at the Saluki Tailgate. Fans must ride the bus back to Carbondale unless athletic staff is notified prior to the trip and a release form is signed.
The MultiPro tailgate features seven functions and positions, offering enhanced second-tier loading and load-stop solutions, a standing workstation mode and easier access to items in the box.
The tailgate issue stems from the locking mechanism, which contains a component that could fracture and cause the latch to release and open the tailgate without warning.
Thomas Edelmann, managing director of Road Safety UAE, said: "The majority of UAE motorists recognise the dangers of tailgating, however only 59 per cent never tailgate. Tailgaters blame slower vehicles in front or their own 'running late' for their offensive behaviour."
[ClickPress, Tue May 07 2019] Looking at the current market trends as well as the promising demand status of the " Automotive Tailgate Market ", it can be projected that the future years will bring out positive outcomes.
PHIL unveiled this newest version of the Autogate Tailgate at AGG1.
Ram, a subsidiary of Fiat Chrysler, is equipping its 1500 pickup truck with a new split tailgate option called the Ram Multifunction Tailgate.
13 November 2018 - Indiana, US-based sports equipment provider Escalade Sports has acquired Florida, US-based manufacturer of custom tailgate games Victory Tailgate, to increase outdoor games and licensing portfolio, the company said.
In this system, fresh air is supplied to the longwall along the maingate and discharged from the longwall along the tailgate, also referred to as the airway (Fig.