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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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Fans are encouraged to share a picture of themselves and their favorite tailgating moments with the Bojangles' boxes by using #LongLiveTheTailgate and tagging @Bojangles1977 on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter for a chance to be featured on Bojangles' social media pages.
Traffic officer Nigel Kearney said: "It's extremely dangerous, especially with high-sided trucks and vans because the vehicle behind, the one that's tailgating, cannot see what's happening in front of that vehicle.
Sharjah: Authorities are urging drivers to follow traffic rules in a bid to reduce one of the main causes of accidents in the UAE -- tailgating.
According to UAE traffic laws, tailgating violators face Dh400 fine and four black points.
Highways England is currently exhibiting at the Caravan, Camping and Motorhome Show in Birmingham and has specialists available on stand 2204 in Hall 2 to offer tips on how to drive safely while also providing advice for those that find themselves the victim of tailgating.
This suggests that millions of drivers are tailgating on the country's roads.
Careless driving includes offences such as tailgating, middle-lane hogging, undertaking and driving too slowly.
Whether your business is located in a college sporting hub like Bloomington or not, tailgating is intrinsically tied to hardware products.
Ole Miss, the nickname for the University of Mississippi, is the crown jewel of tailgating. Centered on "The Grove," a ten-acre lawn lined with oak, elm, and magnolia trees, Ole Miss fans dress up for games like they are headed to fancy dinner party.
Of the 61 percent who tailgate, 29 percent tailgate grill at a sports stadium or arena, while 40 percent grill at home for sporting events, showing the tailgating experience is not limited to the site of the game.