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Synonyms for tack

Synonyms for tack

a method used in dealing with something

an often sudden change or departure, as in a trend

Synonyms for tack

the heading or position of a vessel relative to the trim of its sails

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a short nail with a sharp point and a large head

(nautical) a line (rope or chain) that regulates the angle at which a sail is set in relation to the wind

(nautical) the act of changing tack

sailing a zigzag course

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turn into the wind

sew together loosely, with large stitches

fix to

reverse (a direction, attitude, or course of action)

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In addition to offering an unrestricted and inexpensive cloud solution, the Tack App also provides users with the security of knowing their files will not be compromised by being uploaded to cloud servers in some unknown locations.
Velothon Wales event director Andy Taylor con-firmed that tacks were thrown across the road and said they were cleared away "within minutes".
The MOU contemplates that, after the completion of the proposed transaction, NQ Mobile and/or its affiliates shall become the controlling shareholders of Tack Fiori.
Ranking first in the world, Christophe Tack dominated the men's competition, leaving his opponent in the final, Liam Wahley from Spain, no chance.
The long-term stable bonds provided by 3M Fast Tack Water Based Adhesive 1000NF also offer good heat resistance.
Aizavoski will also stand alongside Le Fou at Arctic Tack Stud this year.
CSO Bev Sellars, of the Bedlington Neighbourhood Team, said: "We want people to come along and bring their tack and other equipment.
A MAN who punctured the tyres of 16 police cars by scattering hundreds of tacks outside stations was yesterday ordered to pay almost pounds 2,000 compensation.
He was soon caught and the rider hitched a lift to the far side of the track to remove the tack so that he could weigh in.
8) The passage may then be translated: "They then set to their oars; they regret the loss of God's grace, for they do not know which way to go nor which lines to haul, in which quarter to tack, which direction to make for, nor where to set their course.
It was a race that witnessed a tacking duel between the two boats in comfortable breeze of 12 to 14 knots with the young Italians chipping away a metre or two on every tack.
Q I am very careful to sand stocks with progressive grits, always use a sanding block, and employ a tack rag to remove sanding dust.
ADPnews) - Jan 8, 2010 - Luc Tack, CEO and big shareholder in Belgian weaving machines maker Picanol NV (EBR:PIC), has bought an additional block of shares in the company, according to a filing with Belgian market watchdog CBFA, published yesterday.
Centre it on your hook as best you can then use a hidden blob of Blu-Tack to tack it on to the wall.
Because everyone now knows that the sewage plant is in violation of state requirements, no one will buy the Property except for the City, who has put the Tack family into this predicament in the first place," the lawsuit said.