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Tack

Definition

[n] sailing a zigzag course
[n] (nautical) the act of changing tack
[n] a line (rope or chain) that regulates the angle at which a sail is set in relation to the wind
[n] gear for a horse
[n] a short nail with a sharp point and a large head
[n] the heading or position of a vessel relative to the trim of its sails
[v] reverse, as of direction, attitude, or course of action
[v] make by putting pieces together; "She pieced a quilt"; "He tacked together some verses"
[v] fix to; attach; "append a charm to the necklace"
[v] sew together loosely, with large stitches; "baste a hem"
[v] fasten with tacks; "tack the notice on the board"
[v] turn (a boat) into the wind; "The sailors decided to tack tge boat"; "The boat tacked"

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