Definitions for tandemˈtæn dəm
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
one following or behind the other:
to drive horses tandem.
(adj.)having animals, seats, parts, etc., arranged one behind another.
(n.)a vehicle, as a truck or tractor, in which a pair or pairs of axles are arranged in tandem.
Ref: tandem bicycle.
a team of horses harnessed one behind the other.
a two-wheeled carriage drawn by horses so harnessed.
Idioms for tandem:
in tandem, in single file; one behind the other. in association or partnership.
Origin of tandem:
1775–85; < L tandem at length
an arrangement of two or more objects or persons one behind another
bicycle-built-for-two, tandem bicycle, tandem(adverb)
a bicycle with two sets of pedals and two seats
tandem, in tandem(adverb)
one behind the other
"ride tandem on a bicycle built for two"; "riding horses down the path in tandem"
A bicycle with two seats, two sets of pedals, and two wheels; a bicycle-built-for-two.
we used to ride this tandem
An arrangement of two or more objects arranged one behind the other.
driving cars in tandem
One behind the other.
ride tandem on a bicycle-built-for-two
Together; working as one.
Their skillful tandem work made the project successful and quick.
Origin: From tandem, from tam + suffix -dem. Sense of bicycles with two seats from 1884.
one after another; -- said especially of horses harnessed and driven one before another, instead of abreast
a team of horses harnessed one before the other
Translations for tandem
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
(usually of two people on a tandem) one behind the other
They rode tandem.
- واحِدٌ خَلْف الآخَرArabic
- um atrás do outroPortuguese (BR)
- v tandemuCzech
- ο ένας πίσω από τον άλλοGreek
- en tándem, uno detrás del otroSpanish
- paaris, teineteise järelEstonian
- پشت سر همFarsi
- en tandemFrench
- זֶה מְאָחרֵי זֶהHebrew
- hverá eftir öðrumIcelandic
- in tandemItalian
- 앞뒤로 연결되어Korean
- tandēmā; viens aiz otraLatvian
- op een tandemDutch
- etter hverandreNorwegian
- w/na tandemiePolish
- um atrás do outroPortuguese
- în tandemRomanian
- v tandemeSlovak
- art ardaTurkish
- 一前一後地Chinese (Trad.)
- цугом, низкоюUkrainian
- ايک دوسے کے پيچھےUrdu
- đi xe đạp đôiVietnamese
- 一前一后地Chinese (Simp.)
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