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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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He was an alcoholic and Tack tried to help him reduce his intake but this method of stopping him from drinking was not approved of by other family members, Mrs Kidd said.
In order to thoroughly test the influence of heat transfer on the tack properties, we conducted three series of experiments to investigate the effects of contact time, [T.
I think there must have been some on the grass because the track was clear, to only have four is pretty good considering how many tacks there were.
While Hector's leaning over to put them on, Tack rams the extension pole into his right ass cheek.
Unlike stents, which have to be precisely sized to the artery where they will be placed, the Tack implant adapts to the diameter of the artery.
Aizavoski will also stand alongside Le Fou at Arctic Tack Stud this year.
Tack marking is an excellent way to deter thieves and it helps us identify stolen items and return them.
Store the homemade tack cloths in a sealed container to prevent spontaneous combustion.
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.
RICHARD Mullen was relieved to escape injury from a fall and then weigh-in safely with all the tack after being unseated from Flying Power yards after the line at Leicester.
Pipe clamps aid the fabricator to quickly align pipes together and customers using these tools overcome the need to have a second operator holding a flange or elbow against the pipe whilst the welder tries to accurately tack the pipework and fitting together.
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.
The extra-fine 220 grit sandpaper side of Sand & Tack is designed for finish sanding and last minute touch-ups.
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.
POLICE say predatory Midland sex beast Wayne Tack is "a real danger to women".