Noun(1) the heading or position of a vessel relative to the trim of its sails(2) a short nail with a sharp point and a large head(3) gear for a horse(4) (nautical, rope or chain(5) (nautical(6) sailing a zigzag course
Verb(1) fasten with tacks(2) turn into the wind(3) create by putting components or members together(4) sew together loosely, with large stitches(5) fix to; attach(6) reverse (a direction, attitude, or course of action
(1) cooking the sugar to caramel gives tack to the texture(2) Working in opposite corners, pull the fabric tight, roll edges under, and temporarily tack in place.(3) Bowles gave the order to bring the Indy on a northeasterly larboard tack .(4) On the short windward leg to the finish, Pilgrim drew alongside Naiad, but was then forced to put in a short tack while Naiad was able to hold her line and clinch a deserved second place and victory in the Classic fleet.(5) The three stood in silence and watched as the defenders made final adjustments to their armor and their horses' tack .(6) Taking a different tack , he proposed in 1746 to build two more clocks.(7) In the summer of 1998, when the Bank was still getting used to independence, it changed tack abruptly from raising rates in the summer to cutting them in the autumn.(8) Two years ago the tack was changed again.(9) As I approach my first tack , I pull in the main sail.(10) Along with making riding tack from scratch, he also mends pieces and fits his work to the horse.(11) If you think it may get sloppy and peek out you can easily tack it to the shirt body on the front and bottom facing seam lines or into the ribbing seam if ribbing is left at the bottom.(12) A young leukaemia sufferer has endured a further blow after thieves stole riding tack belonging to a family friend who had just bought a horse for her to enjoy riding.(13) as she could not stop him going she tried another tack and insisted on going with him(14) The reason I adopt this tack is because entropy of the universe is said to be directional.(15) The first tack , known as Plan A, is the latest version of Ottawa's appeasement strategy.(16) She passed the tree where the horse's tack was propped and grabbed Hawk's bridle, the silverwork glinting in the moonlight.
(1) tack on :: ryg op
1. pin ::
2. heading ::
3. approach ::
4. shroud ::
5. saddlery ::
7. pin ::
8. stitch ::
9. zigzag ::
11. alternate ::
12. baste ::
14. append ::
Different Formstack, tacked, tacker, tackers, tacking, tacks
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