Definition - tack

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  1. reverse (a direction, attitude, or course of action)
  2. fix to; attach; "append a charm to the necklace"
  3. sew together loosely, with large stitches; "baste a hem"
  4. fasten with tacks; "tack the notice on the board"
  5. sailing a zigzag course
  6. create by putting components or members together; "She pieced a quilt"; "He tacked together some verses"; "They set up a committee"
  7. (nautical) the act of changing tack
  8. turn into the wind; "The sailors decided to tack the boat"; "The boat tacked"
  9. (nautical) a line (rope or chain) that regulates the angle at which a sail is set in relation to the wind
  10. gear for a horse
  11. a short nail with a sharp point and a large head
  12. the heading or position of a vessel relative to the trim of its sails

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