Etymology: (-er, trail)
- (context, Australia, US) A small vehicle, usually open-topped, towed behind another, and used for carrying equipment, etc, that cannot be carried in the leading vehicle.
- At the end of the day, we put the snowmobiles back on the .
- (context, UK) Any vehicle designed to be towed, with the exception of a caravan.
- (context, US) A furnished vehicle towed behind another, and used as a dwelling when stationary.
- We drove our to Yellowstone Park.
- (context, US) A prefabricated home that could be towed to a new destination, but typically is permanently left in an area designated for such homes.
- The young couple's first home was in a trailer.
- (context, mainly US, media) A preview of a film or TV show.
- The for that movie makes it seem like it would be fun.
- (computing) A usually invalid value used to signal the end of a list of data, often sorting last alphabetically ("ZZZZZ") or numerically ("99999") among all possible valid values; especially common in punched cards, where the final card is called a trailer card.
- The linked list terminates with a record.
- (networking) the last part of a packet, often containing a check sequence
- The encapsulation layer adds an eight-byte header and a two-byte to each packet.''
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