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'tack' - used as a 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) a line (rope or chain) that regulates the angle at which a sail is set in relation to the wind
5. (nautical) the act of changing tack
6. sailing a zigzag course

'tack' - used as a verb
7. fasten with tacks
tack the notice on the board
8. turn into the wind
The sailors decided to tack the boat
The boat tacked
9. create by putting components or members together
He tacked together some verses
10. sew together loosely, with large stitches
11. fix to; attach
12. reverse (a direction, attitude, or course of action)

derived forms
1. Tack / Plural
tacks
2. Tack / Past
tacked
3. Tack / Third Person
tacks
4. Tack / Present Participle
tacking
Variations of 'tack'
 
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