HyperDic: tacking

English > 2 senses of the word tacking:
NOUNartifacttacking, baste, basting, basting stitcha loose temporary sewing stitch to hold layers of fabric together
acttacking, tack(nautical) the act of changing tack
tacking > pronunciation
Soundstae'kihng
Rhymesabducting ... zoning: 2044 rhymes with ihng...
English > tacking: 2 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA loose temporary sewing stitch to hold layers of fabric together.
Synonymsbaste, basting, basting stitch
Broadersewing stitch, embroidery stitchA stitch made with thread and a threaded sewing needle through fabric or leather
Spanishembaste, hilván
Catalanembasta
English > tacking: 2 senses > noun 2, act
Meaning(nautical) the act of changing tack.
Synonymtack
Categoryseafaring, navigation, sailingThe work of a sailor / sailor
Broaderchange of courseA change in the direction that you are moving
Spanishvirada
Catalanvirada
Verbstackturn into the wind

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