A tail-strict function evaluates every cons cell in its (list) argument. It will therefore fail to terminate if its argument is an infinite list or if any tail of its argument fails to terminate. The archetypal tail-strict function is length. See also Head-strict, Hyper-strict.
noun 1. the water in a tailrace.
- Tail wheel
noun 1. a wheel fitted to the rear of a vehicle, esp the landing wheel under the tail of an aircraft
noun 1. a wind coming from directly behind a moving object, especially an aircraft or other vehicle (opposed to headwind). noun 1. a wind blowing in the same direction as the course of an aircraft or ship Compare headwind
or Taimir Peninsula [tahy-meer; Russian tahy-mir] /taɪˈmɪər; Russian taɪˈmɪr/ noun 1. a peninsula in the N Russian Federation in Asia, between the Kara and Laptev seas. Taimyr Peninsula /Russian tajˈmir/ noun 1. a large peninsula of N central Russia, between the Kara Sea and the Laptev Sea Also called Taymyr Peninsula