an astronaut from the People’s Republic of China
a Chinese astronaut
The headline was, “China’s First Taikonaut Safely Returns to Earth.”
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).
noun 1. the tailgate, especially of a wagon or truck. noun 1. a board at the rear of a lorry, wagon, etc, that can be removed or let down on a hinge