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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A pipe carrying fumes from the muffler to the rear of a car.

Usage examples (33)
  • Don’t throw bad money into a company whose tailpipe is malfunctioning, causing a strange odor to fill the car.
  • We're doing them together, because what comes out of your tailpipe is a function of the standards for the car and the gasoline you put in.
  • The "tailpipe" rule, which adopts new standards for car and light-truck emissions.
  • As a result, full life-cycle emissions are between 10 and 20 per cent higher than "tailpipe" emissions. for more
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