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in tandem

Occurring or acting simultaneously or in conjunction. The tax changes are coming into effect in tandem with several relief schemes for lower-income families. The director worked in tandem with numerous psychologists to faithfully portray dissociative identity disorder. My wife and I illustrate and write our books in tandem.

in tandem

[of two or more things] in single file. We marched to the door in tandem. They rode along in tandem.

in tandem

1 one behind another. 2 alongside each other; together.
The Latin word tandem means ‘at length’: it was originally used in English as a term for a carriage drawn by two horses harnessed one in front of the other. Sense 1 preserves this late 18th-century sense, but since the mid 20th century the phrase has been commonly used to mean simply ‘functioning as a team’.

in ˈtandem (with somebody/something)

together (with somebody/something); at the same time (as somebody/something): These two computers are designed to work in tandem.She runs the business in tandem with her husband.
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The late Pete Peterson, a Santa Monica lifeguard and recognized as the nautical man of his day, saw Hawaiians tandem surfing during a trip to the islands in 1932.
After riding big waves with his fiancee at Sunset Beach on Oahu's North Shore in 1966, Peterson passed the tandem surfing torch to the Boehnes, who are credited with keeping the sport alive during a lull in longboarding brought on by the advent of the shortboard.
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Tandem, NonStop, and the Tandem logo are trademarks or registered trademarks of Tandem Computers in the United States and/or other countries.
Note to Editors: Tandem, Himalaya, Integrity, NonStop, and the Tandem logo are trademarks or registered trademarks of Tandem Computers Incorporated in the United States and/or other countries.
Tandem and Quokka Sports developed and manage the Whitbread race Web site, which drew more than 25 million hits the first week and is one of the most successful event Web sites ever.
These integrated offerings, which result from the synergistic strengths of Compaq and Tandem, a Compaq company, specifically address the needs of Internet buyers, merchants, and enterprises as well as electronic business infrastructure and service providers such as financial institutions, Internet Service Providers (ISP) and Web developers.
27, 1997--Strengthening its leadership in business-critical enterprise computing, Tandem, a Compaq company, announced today that its NonStop(R) Himalaya(R) server customers will be able to run Unicenter TNG from Computer Associates International, Inc.
Continuing to bring scalable, fault-tolerant solutions to the telecommunications industry, Tandem, a Compaq company, now offers release C40 of the NonStop-UX operating system for Tandem's UNIX system-based Integrity(R) S4000 series of servers.
21, 1997-- Integrated Research Pty Ltd (IR) today announced plans to integrate their PROGNOSIS product suite with the Tivoli Management Environment (TME 10) for servers from Tandem (NYSE:TDM), a Compaq company (NYSE:CPQ).
17, 1997-- Acknowledging two decades of experience in transaction processing, VISA selected Tandem, a Compaq company, to provide its CS150 server, as one of the platforms for the world's first SET Secure Electronic Transaction 1.
Continuing to meet the specialized needs of telecommunications carriers worldwide, Tandem, a Compaq company, is providing two Japanese cellular providers, Tu-Ka Cellular Tokyo and Tu-Ka Cellular Tokai, with the intelligent network (IN) infrastructure for their Personal Digital Cellular (PDC) wireless communications networks.