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tack1 British & World English

A small, sharp broad-headed nail

tack2 British & World English

Equipment used in horse riding, including the saddle and bridle

tack3 British & World English

Cheap, shoddy, or tasteless material

bar tack British & World English

A stitch made to strengthen a potential weak spot in a garment or other sewn item

Blu-Tack British & World English

A pale blue adhesive substance typically used to attach paper to walls or other hard surfaces

port tack British & World English

A sailboat’s heading when the wind is coming from the left, or port, side

tack coat British & World English

(In road-making) a thin coating of tar or asphalt applied before a road is laid to form an adhesive bond

tack room British & World English

A room in a stable building where saddles, bridles, and other equipment are kept

soft tack British & World English

Bread or other nourishing food, especially as eaten by sailors or soldiers

tie tack British & World English

A short pin with an ornamental head, used to attach the ends of a necktie to a shirt front

tin tack British & World English

A tack coated with tin

hard tack British & World English

Hard dry bread or biscuit, especially as rations for sailors or soldiers

sharp as a tack in sharp British & World English

Extremely clever or astute

sharp as a tack British & World English

Extremely clever or astute

on the port tack in tack1 British & World English

With the wind coming from the port (or starboard) side of the boat

on the port tack British & World English

With the wind coming from the port (or starboard) side of the boat

tack something on in tack1 British & World English

Add or append something to something already existing

tic-tac British & World English

(In the UK) a kind of manual semaphore used by racecourse bookmakers to exchange information

tick-tack in tic-tac British & World English

(In the UK) a kind of manual semaphore used by racecourse bookmakers to exchange information

tic-tac-toe British & World English

North American term for noughts and crosses.

tick-tack-toe in tic-tac-toe British & World English

North American term for noughts and crosses.

tack English Thesaurus

tacks held the carpet to the floor

tack English-Spanish

tachuela f

Blu-Tack English-Spanish

Blu-Tack®

tie tack English-Spanish

alfiler m de corbata, fistol mMéx

tack on English-Spanish

agregar*, añadir

tack room in tack English-Spanish

cuarto o cobertizo donde se guardan los arreos

to change tack in tack English-Spanish

cambiar de enfoque

to try a different tack in tack English-Spanish

probar* a enfocar las cosas de otra manera


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