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TANDEM

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does tandem mean? 

TANDEM (noun)
  The noun TANDEM has 2 senses:

1. an arrangement of two or more objects or persons one behind another
2. a bicycle with two sets of pedals and two seats

  Familiarity information: TANDEM used as a noun is rare.


TANDEM (adverb)
  The adverb TANDEM has 1 sense:

1. one behind the other

  Familiarity information: TANDEM used as an adverb is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


TANDEM (noun)


Sense 1tandem [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

An arrangement of two or more objects or persons one behind another

Classified under:

Nouns denoting attributes of people and objects

Hypernyms ("tandem" is a kind of...):

arrangement; placement (the spatial property of the way in which something is placed)


Sense 2tandem [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A bicycle with two sets of pedals and two seats

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Synonyms:

bicycle-built-for-two; tandem bicycle; tandem

Hypernyms ("tandem" is a kind of...):

bicycle; bike; cycle; wheel (a wheeled vehicle that has two wheels and is moved by foot pedals)


TANDEM (adverb)


Sense 1tandem [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

One behind the other

Synonyms:

in tandem; tandem

Context examples:

ride tandem on a bicycle built for two / riding horses down the path in tandem


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