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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. -(nautical) a rope or chain that regulates the angle at which a sail is set in relation to the wind; Gear for a horse; A short nail with a sharp point and a large head;

Usage examples (35)
  • The sailors decided to tack the boat
  • tack the notice on the board
  • That switch in tack is just because the growth rate argument failed, it doesn’t make sense factually.
  • Then with hangover in tack took the kids to Build a Bear. for more
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