tandem

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin tandem (at length, at last (of time)), from tam (so) + suffix -dem. Sense of bicycles with two seats from 1884.

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tandem (plural tandems)

  1. A bicycle with two seats, two sets of pedals, and two wheels.
    We used to ride this tandem.
  2. An arrangement of two or more objects arranged one behind the other.
    The ponies are driven in tandem.

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tandem (not comparable)

  1. One behind the other.
    ride tandem on a bicycle-built-for-two

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tandem (not comparable)

  1. Together; working as one.
    Their skillful tandem work made the project successful and quick.

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Czech[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Via German Tandem, from English tandem,[1] originally from Latin tandem (at last).[2]

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tandem m

  1. tandem

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  1. ^ tandem in Václav Machek, Etymologický slovník jazyka českého, second edition, Academia, 1968
  2. ^ tandem in Jiří Rejzek, Český etymologický slovník, Leda, 2007

Dutch[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin tandem.

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tandem m (plural tandems, diminutive tandempje n)

  1. tandem (vehicle, bicycle)
  2. tandem (arrangement)
  3. (biology) A phase in the mating ritual of dragonflies.
  4. A pair, a couple, a duo.

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin tandem.

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tandem m (plural tandems)

  1. tandem (vehicle, bicycle)

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Italian[edit]

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Noun[edit]

tandem m (invariable)

  1. tandem (all senses)

Latin[edit]

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tandem (not comparable)

  1. at length, at last, finally, eventually

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tandem m (plural tandens)

  1. tandem (bicycle with two seats and two sets of pedals)