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English noun: tailfin

1. tailfin (artifact) a stabilizer that is part of the vertical tail structure of an airplane


Synonymstail fin, vertical fin, vertical stabiliser, vertical stabilizer


Broader (hypernym)stabilizer


Part meronymvertical tail

2. tailfin (artifact) one of a pair of decorations projecting above the rear fenders of an automobile


Synonymsfin, tail fin


Broader (hypernym)decoration, ornament, ornamentation


Part meronymauto, automobile, car, machine, motorcar









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