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A course of action or a policy
“We were underweight but changed tack about a month ago and are now slightly overweight.”
A small, sharp broad-headed nail
“The tack hammers are very small but the actual tacks themselves are very sharp.”
A boat's course relative to the direction of the wind
“There was indeed a ship headed in the direction of Dolphin which was still on her southeasterly tack while Indefatigable was now headed northwest.”
Fasten or fix in place with tacks
“Just tack them to the back of the frame, or glue on with a hot glue gun.”
Make a series of changes of course while sailing
“Added to the tremendous loading on an anchor line in high winds is the fact that in high winds boats do not tend to lie head to wind, but rather tack back and forth.”
Add or append something to something already existing
“If you think it may get sloppy and peek out you can easily tack it to the shirt body on the front and bottom facing seam lines or into the ribbing seam if ribbing is left at the bottom.”
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