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English → English (WordNet) Definition: tack tack v 1: fasten with tacks; “tack the notice on the board” 2: turn into the wind; “The sailors decided to tack the boat”; “The boat tacked” [syn: wear round] 3: make by putting pieces together; “She pieced a quilt”; “He tacked together some verses” [syn: assemble, piece, put together , set up, tack together] [ant: disassemble] 4: sew together loosely, with large stitches; “baste a hem” [syn: baste] 5: fix to; attach; “append a charm to the necklace” [syn: append, tag on, tack on, hang on] 6: reverse (a direction, attitude, or course of action) [syn: interchange, switch, alternate, flip, flip-flop] tack n 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 [syn: stable gear, saddlery] 4: (nautical) a line (rope or chain) that regulates the angle at which a sail is set in relation to the wind [syn: sheet, mainsheet, weather sheet, shroud] 5: (nautical) the act of changing tack [syn: tacking] 6: sailing a zigzag course
English → English (gcide) Definition: Tacked Tack \Tack\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Tacked; p. pr. & vb. n. Tacking.] [Cf. OD. tacken to touch, take, seize, fix, akin to E. take. See Tack a small nail.] 1. To fasten or attach. “In hopes of getting some commendam tacked to their sees.” --Swift. [1913 Webster] And tacks the center to the sphere. --Herbert. [1913 Webster] 2. Especially, to attach or secure in a slight or hasty manner, as by stitching or nailing; as, to tack together the sheets of a book; to tack one piece of cloth to another; to tack on a board or shingle; to tack one piece of metal to another by drops of solder. [1913 Webster] 3. In parliamentary usage, to add (a supplement) to a bill; to append; -- often with on or to; as, to tack on a non-germane appropriation to a bill. --Macaulay. [1913 Webster] 4. (Naut.) To change the direction of (a vessel) when sailing closehauled, by putting the helm alee and shifting the tacks and sails so that she will proceed to windward nearly at right angles to her former course. [1913 Webster] Note: In tacking, a vessel is brought to point at first directly to windward, and then so that the wind will blow against the other side. [1913 Webster]


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