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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. Erik Pevernagie:

    If we learn how to eliminate the destructive upshots of matters and events, we can bounce back from misfortunes and spring back into shape. Grumbling and trailing on the ground are only a waste of time. ("Steaming ahead" )

  2. 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.

  3. David Yepsen:

    Jeb is trailing in the polls, he's got nothing to lose.

  4. Ted Cruz:

    You know it's interesting, this issue did not seem to concern Donald until a little over a week ago when suddenly he was trailing in the polls in Iowa.

  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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    incapable of being atoned for
    • A. ostensive
    • B. inexpiable
    • C. dicotyledonous
    • D. bibulous

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