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tack1

Pronunciation: /tæk/

noun/nombre

  • 2 2.1 [Nautical/Náutica] bordada (feminine) to be on the port/starboard tack ceñir* por babor/estribor 2.2 (direction) to change tack cambiar de enfoque or táctica or política to try a different tack probar* a enfocar las cosas de otra manera she was off on the wrong tack iba mal encaminada
    Example sentences
    • Royal Caribbean has recognized that it is heading for this iceberg, and its captains have ordered a sharp tack.
    • As I approach my first tack, I pull in the main sail.
    • As the pair battled to the finish, Ian immediately tacked off to gain clear wind, but Jonathan timed his next tack well and came back to cover Ian across the line and win the event by half a boat length.
    Example sentences
    • There was indeed a ship headed in the direction of Dolphin which was still on her southeasterly tack while Indefatigable was now headed northwest.
    • On the water, a yacht on starboard tack has undisputed right-of-way in any confrontation.
    • They steer onto a port tack and begin to sail.
    Example sentences
    • Terrified of turning the boat into a land-yacht, I minced around in the middle of the navigation in uselessly short tacks that took us no appreciable distance against the wind.
    • On the long beat back to Henholme, Fiscal Folly crossed the lake to the west shore, while F for Joy set a course down the east, with the rest of the fleet on shorter tacks in the centre of the lake.
    • On the short windward leg to the finish, Pilgrim drew alongside Naiad, but was then forced to put in a short tack while Naiad was able to hold her line and clinch a deserved second place and victory in the Classic fleet.

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • 1 1.1 (nail) [carpet] clavar con tachuelas 1.2 (pin, fasten) clavar con tachuelas ( or chinchetas etc)
  • 2 (stitch) (British English/inglés británico) hilvanar

intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo

Phrasal verbs

tack on

verb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object/verbo + complemento + adverbio, verbo + adverbio + complemento
agregar*, añadir

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There are 2 translations of tack in Spanish:

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tack2

Pronunciation: /tæk/

noun/nombre

  • uncountable/no numerable [Riding] arreos (masculine plural), aperos (masculine plural) (Latin America/América Latina)

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