tacking


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Synonyms for tacking

a loose temporary sewing stitch to hold layers of fabric together

(nautical) the act of changing tack

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Retinal tacking: after vitrectomy, gas-liquid exchange, and scaffold delivery, two retinal tacks were inserted (Geuder GmbH, Heidelberg, Germany) to fix the scaffold onto the retina (Figure 2).
The Assisted Sail Trim consists of three OEM packages that offer sensor-guided, push-button sail control operated from a cockpit display: The Auto-Tacking base package adjusts the headsail for the new tack while you steer through the maneuver; The Auto Trim is the perfect complement to Auto Tacking letting you set the initial trim and press the button to engage Auto Trim so the system can monitor apparent wind for perfect sail trim.
Tacking is a principle in trademark law that permits owners of a mark to make changes to it while retaining the priority date of the original.
Summary: Tacking is a principle in trademark law that permits owners of a mark to make changes to it while retaining the priority date of the ...
In nautical terms, tacking is a zig-zag, indirect means of advance when faced with a head wind.
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.
Is a noncorrosive, room temperature vulcanization silicone material designed for wire tacking, selective sealing, vibration dampening, and rework/repair.
The court held, inter alia, that the Michigan law which prohibits tacking of successive notice periods to create multiple tolling period posed no bar to the plaintiffs' ability to invoke tolling under Michigan law because the plaintiffs did not seek to tack or add successive 182 day periods in order to reap the benefits of multiple tolling periods.