American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A two-wheeled carriage drawn by horses harnessed one before the other.
- n. A team of carriage horses harnessed in single file.
- n. A tandem bicycle.
- n. An arrangement of two or more persons or objects placed one behind the other: driving horses in tandem.
- adj. Having two identical components arranged one behind the other: a tandem axle.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In electricity, in series.
- One behind the other; in single file: as, to drive tandem (that is, with two or more horses harnessed singly one before the other instead of abreast).
- n. A pair of horses (sometimes more) harnessed one before the other.
- n. A carriage drawn by two or more horses harnessed one before the other.
- n. A bicycle or tricycle on which two can ride, one in front of the other.
- n. A bicycle with two seats, two sets of pedals, and two wheels; a bicycle-built-for-two.
- n. An arrangement of two or more objects arranged one behind the other.
- adv. One behind the other.
- adj. Together; working as one.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adv. One after another; -- said especially of horses harnessed and driven one before another, instead of abreast.
- n. A team of horses harnessed one before the other.
- n. A tandem bicycle or other vehicle.
- n. an arrangement of two or more objects or persons one behind another
- n. a bicycle with two sets of pedals and two seats
- adv. one behind the other
- From Latin tandem ("at length, at last (of time)"), from tam ("so") + suffix -dem. Sense of bicycles with two seats from 1884. (Wiktionary)
- Latin, at last, at length. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
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