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tailgate

US [ˈteɪlˌɡeɪt]
UK ['teɪl.ɡeɪt]
  • n.后挡板;舱盖式后背门
  • v.紧跟(另一车辆)行驶;旅行野餐(打开轿车舱盖式后背门就餐)
  • Web尾板;尾门;栏板
Plural Form:tailgates  Present Participle:tailgating  Past Tense:tailgated  
tailgate
n.
1.
(卡车的)后拦板,后挡板a door at the back of a lorry/truck that opens downwards and that you can open or remove when you are loading or unloading the vehicle
2.
(三门或五门轿车的)尾门,舱盖式后背门the door that opens upwards at the back of a car that has three or five doors (called a hatchback )
v.
1.
[i][t]
(informal)
~ (sb/sth)
紧跟(另一车辆)行驶to drive too closely behind another vehicle
2.
[i]
旅行野餐(打开轿车舱盖式后背门就餐)to eat food and drinks outdoors, served from the tailgate of a car

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