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tailgate

1. another name for tailboard
2. a door at the rear of a hatchback vehicle

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.

Tailgate

A conversion layer that lets IDE devices connect to the IEEE 1394 Firewire interface.
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As seen in previous behaviour studies conducted by RoadSafetyUAE and QIC Insured, once again the segment of the young drivers had the worst scores: they tailgate others more, they have less empathy with the ones they tailgate and they show the least willingness to get out of the way when they get tailgated themselves.
One tailgater designed his own striped piece of art by converting a shuttle bus as transportation for the tailgate party.
The system presented in this paper is about a technology that uses acoustic waves and patterns to recognize the users' intention and to control the tailgate (trunk) of cars.
That means fans with access to a boat can pull right up to shore and tailgate on the water.
For local business owners Jennifer and Sean Milner, participating in the tailgate challenge is a way to build relationships in the community.
Jimmy Olsson joins as vice president and will continue to lead the day-to-day operations of Tailgate and Todd Snyder New York.
Loader-operators avoid spillage by placing most or all of the materials toward the front of the bed when there's no tailgate.
Sure, the tailgate has two rubber bumpers, NSN 5340-01-058-7384, on each end.
In the Weber GrillWatch survey, 57 percent of respondents said they've gone to a tailgate party in the past year without actually entering the stadium.
Tentative plans are for the tailgate to start two hours before kickoff, continue during halftime and then an hour after the end of the game.
More to the point, the tailgate crowd is what marketers think of as a highly desirable cohort, with a majority of participants having college degrees, owning homes and falling into the 24-54 age range.
Unsafe drivers who tailgate are often out of vision and it increases the chances of death not only for them but for others on the road," the ROP spokesman said.