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Princeton's WordNet

  1. trailing, trackingnoun

    the pursuit (of a person or animal) by following tracks or marks they left behind


  1. trailingadjective

    to converge in the direction of travel

Webster Dictionary

  1. Trailing

    of Trail

  2. Trailing

    a. & vb. n. from Trail

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  1. ringtail

  2. trialing

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of trailing in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of trailing in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of trailing in a Sentence

  1. George Stephanopoulos:

    The president is approaching his State of the Union in a pretty difficult political position right now, 37% approval rating, Democrats trailing badly in the midterm polling, a majority in our recent poll out this morning even question the president’s mental capacity. How is he going to turn that around on Tuesday night? And how much has his State of the Union been changed by this war in Ukraine?

  2. Xiao Ruoteng:

    Actually, today through my first five rotations I showed quite a high standard, i wanted to add difficulty to my all-around, and going to the high bar I was trailing by about 0.5 so I was weighing up adding difficulty and I decided to do so.

  3. Khaled Abdel Majeed:

    At the moment the Saudi market is 15 times trailing earnings for 2015, but earnings in the first quarter of 2016 were flat, so zero growth, so if you annualise that and assume there will be no growth in 2016, then you are talking forward earnings of 15 times, at that price, I don't think I am being paid enough to take that risk. If it was trading at 10 times, then yes, maybe.

  4. Shailesh Kshatriya:

    Equities seem to be taking some comfort from the Fed announcement, however the benefits are not as far-reaching as domestic investors would like with the TSX trailing the U.S. today.

  5. John Felton:

    I'm not doing nothing, because I have a Michigan plate, other than that why are you trailing me? you made direct eye contact with me and held onto it when I was passing you.

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