Definition of Tacking. Meaning of Tacking. Synonyms of Tacking

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Definition of Tacking

Tacking
Tack Tack, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Tacked; p. pr. & vb. n. Tacking.] [Cf. OD. tacken to touch, take, seize, fix, akin to E. take. See Tack a small nail.] 1. To fasten or attach. ``In hopes of getting some commendam tacked to their sees.' --Swift. And tacks the center to the sphere. --Herbert. 2. Especially, to attach or secure in a slight or hasty manner, as by stitching or nailing; as, to tack together the sheets of a book; to tack one piece of cloth to another; to tack on a board or shingle; to tack one piece of metal to another by drops of solder. 3. In parliamentary usage, to add (a supplement) to a bill; to append; -- often with on or to. --Macaulay. 4. (Naut.) To change the direction of (a vessel) when sailing closehauled, by putting the helm alee and shifting the tacks and sails so that she will proceed to windward nearly at right angles to her former course. Note: In tacking, a vessel is brought to point at first directly to windward, and then so that the wind will blow against the other side.
Tacking
Tacking Tack"ing, n. (Law) A union of securities given at different times, all of which must be redeemed before an intermediate purchaser can interpose his claim. --Bouvier. Note: The doctrine of tacking is not recognized in American law. --Kent.

Meaning of Tacking from wikipedia

- Tacking may refer to: Combining occupancy to gain adverse possession is called tacking. Tacking (sailing) or coming about, a sailing maneuver Tacking...
- square-rigged ships). Tacking more than 180° to avoid a jibe (mostly in harsh conditions) is sometimes referred to as a 'chicken jibe'. Tacking is sometimes confused...
- of the tacking maneuver; in which a sailing boat turns its bow through the wind Tack (sailing), the lower corner of a sail's leading edge Tack (square...
- 2019. Tacking into the Wind on IMDb "Tacking into the Wind" at TV.com Tacking Into the Wind (episode) at Memory Alpha (a Star Trek wiki) Tacking into the...
- long running stitch made by hand or machine called a tacking stitch or basting stitch. X-shaped tacking stitches are also very common on vents (slits) on...
- A Hammer tacker is a very simple device that has an approximately 300 mm (12 inch) handle and a head, which, when it comes into contact at high speed with...
- availability of a Self-Tacking Jib kit designed to be retro****ed to existing hulls or as an addition to new boats. The kit allows tacking without adjusting...
- from one tack to the other with the wind coming across the bow is called tacking or with the wind coming across the stern is called jibing for fore-and-aft...
- Blu Tack is a reusable putty-like pressure-sensitive adhesive produced by Bostik, commonly used to attach lightweight objects (such as posters or sheets...
- Council: Tacking Point Lighthouse Letter by Editor Steve Merson, Bulletin of the Lighthouses of Australia, Inc, No. 8, December 2003 "Tacking Point Lighthouse"...
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