Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To move backward, as from the head to the tail: specifically, noting the rush of the flame of burning gas in a current of air backward against the flow of the Current.

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Examples

  • Now, apart from this being dangerous to fast rear approching south-bound traffic, it was causing a long tail-back of traffic behind her.

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