a lake in E central China, W of Shanghai: noted for scenery. 869 sq. mi. (2250 sq. km).
noun 1. an astronaut from the People’s Republic of China noun a Chinese astronaut Examples The headline was, “China’s First Taikonaut Safely Returns to Earth.” Word Origin 1998; Chin. taikong ‘space’
noun 1. the hindmost part of an animal, especially that forming a distinct, flexible appendage to the trunk. 2. something resembling or suggesting this in shape or position: the tail of a kite. 3. Astronomy. the luminous stream extending from the head of a comet. 4. the reverse of a coin (opposed to head). 5. […]
noun, Football. 1. the offensive back who lines up farthest behind the line of scrimmage, as in a single wingback or double wingback formation. 2. the position played by this back. noun 1. a queue of traffic stretching back from an obstruction
noun 1. a band sewn or glued to the tail of a book. Compare headband (def 3).