English dictionary definition of:

tack


Noun

  • the heading or position of a vessel relative to the trim of its sails
  • a short nail with a sharp point and a large head
  • gear for a horse
  • (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

Verb

  • fasten with tacks
  • turn into the wind
  • create by putting components or members together
  • sew together loosely, with large stitches
  • fix to; attach
  • reverse (a direction, attitude, or course of action)

Thesaurus

alternate   append   assemble   baste   flip   flip-flop   interchange   mainsheet   piece   saddlery   sheet   shroud   switch   tacking  

Scrabble score for tack


Scrabble score = 10

generated at 06:11:42 on 13-03-20

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