Rooster tails

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Johanne

Senior Member
Bonjour!

Parle-t-on vraiment ici de queues de coq ou s'agit-il d'une expression?

The crowd went wild as over 1000 horsepower laid down incredible rooster tails of smoke on the tarmac.

Merci!

Johanne
 
  • jann

    co-mod'
    English - USA
    sometimes we describe the spray of water behind a power boat as a "rooster tail " (photo)... but I didn't know we used the term for cars and motorcycles too! turns out we do... I found this photo and this one from a google image search on "rooster tail"
     

    mplsray

    Senior Member
    sometimes we describe the spray of water behind a power boat as a "rooster tail " (photo)... but I didn't know we used the term for cars and motorcycles too! turns out we do... I found this photo and this one from a google image search on "rooster tail"
    And I found this from a racing glossary at

    http://www.fordracing.com/glossary/definition/index.asp?glossaryid=255


    ROOSTER TAIL
    The spray trailing cars in wet conditions similar to the effect boats create across water
     
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