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Definition 1: the tail of fishes and some other aquatic vertebrates - [noun denoting animal]

Synonyms for tail fin in the sense of this definition

(tail fin is a kind of ...) organ of locomotion and balance in fishes and some other aquatic animals

(... is a kind of tail fin ) a tail fin with unequal lobes in which the vertebral column turns upward into the larger lobe as in sharks

(... is a kind of tail fin ) symmetrical tail fin extending beyond the end of the vertebral column as in most bony fishes

(... is part of tail fin) any of various mostly cold-blooded aquatic vertebrates usually having scales and breathing through gills

"the shark is a large fish" "in the living room there was a tank of colorful fish"

Definition 2: a stabilizer that is part of the vertical tail structure of an airplane - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for tail fin in the sense of this definition

(tail fin is a kind of ...) airfoil consisting of a device for stabilizing an aircraft

(... is part of tail fin) the vertical airfoil in the tail assembly of an aircraft

Definition 3: one of a pair of decorations projecting above the rear fenders of an automobile - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for tail fin in the sense of this definition

(tail fin is a kind of ...) something used to beautify

(... is part of tail fin) a motor vehicle with four wheels; usually propelled by an internal combustion engine

"he needs a car to get to work"

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