Meaning of TANDEM in English


n. & adv.

n. 1 a bicycle or tricycle with two or more seats one behind another. 2 a group of two persons or machines etc. with one behind or following the other. 3 a carriage driven tandem.

adv. with two or more horses harnessed one behind another (drive tandem). in tandem one behind another.

[ L, = at length (of time), used punningly ]

Concise Oxford English dictionary.      Краткий оксфордский словарь английского языка.