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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Pulled or drawn tight; Subjected to great tension.

Usage examples (35)
  • Water is pumped out of the cylinders until the entire assembly lifts up in the water, pulling the tethers taut.
  • taut sails
  • Spread the skin taut and position the needle at a 90 degree angle.
  • Christos, his expression taut and irritated, had passed a hand across his eyes. for more
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