on the tack

on the tack
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Универсальный англо-русский словарь. . 2011.

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  • Tack (sailing) — Tack is a term used in sailing that has different meanings in different contexts. ailThe tack is the lower corner of the sail s leading edge. On a sloop rigged sailboat, the mainsail tack is connected to the mast and the boom at the gooseneck. On …   Wikipedia

  • Tack piano — The tack piano is a permanently altered version of an ordinary piano, in which tacks or nails are placed on the hammers of the instrument at the point where the hammers hit the strings, giving the instrument a tinny, more percussive sound. See… …   Wikipedia

  • Tack — Tack, n. [OE. tak, takke, a fastening; akin to D. tak a branch, twig, G. zacke a twig, prong, spike, Dan. takke a tack, spike; cf. also Sw. tagg prickle, point, Icel. t[=a]g a willow twig, Ir. taca a peg, nail, fastening, Gael. tacaid, Armor. &… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Tack of a flag — Tack Tack, n. [OE. tak, takke, a fastening; akin to D. tak a branch, twig, G. zacke a twig, prong, spike, Dan. takke a tack, spike; cf. also Sw. tagg prickle, point, Icel. t[=a]g a willow twig, Ir. taca a peg, nail, fastening, Gael. tacaid, Armor …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Tack pins — Tack Tack, n. [OE. tak, takke, a fastening; akin to D. tak a branch, twig, G. zacke a twig, prong, spike, Dan. takke a tack, spike; cf. also Sw. tagg prickle, point, Icel. t[=a]g a willow twig, Ir. taca a peg, nail, fastening, Gael. tacaid, Armor …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Tack (square sail) — The tack of a square rigged sail is a line attached to its lower corner. This is in contrast to the more common fore and aft sail, whose tack is a part of the sail itself, the corner which is (possibly semi permanently) secured to the vessel.Most …   Wikipedia

  • Tack and Control —    Tack is the equipment used on a horse. It includes the halter, bridle and saddle. The tack is always put on from the horse s left side, called the near side. This is also the side where a rider mounts a horse. A horse s right side is called… …   The writer's dictionary of science fiction, fantasy, horror and mythology

  • The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus — Theatrical release poster Directed by Terry Gilliam …   Wikipedia

  • Tack strip — A tack strip is an instrument used in the installation of carpet. The tack strip is a thin piece of wood, between 1 and 2 meters long, studded with hundreds of sharp nails or tacks. The tack strips are nailed, tack side up, to the perimeter of… …   Wikipedia

  • tack — noun way of achieving sth ADJECTIVE ▪ right, wrong ▪ different, opposite ▪ same ▪ new VERB + TACK …   Collocations dictionary

  • tack hammer — noun a light hammer that is used to drive tacks (Freq. 3) • Hypernyms: ↑hammer * * * noun : a lightweight hammer that has usually one magnetized face and is used for holding and driving tacks * * * a light hammer for driving tacks, often… …   Useful english dictionary


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