tackless: Bedeutung und Definitionen

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Was heißt tackless?

Was heißt tackless?

  • A short, light nail with a sharp point and a flat head.
  • Nautical A rope for holding down the weather clew of a course. A rope for hauling the outer lower corner of a studdingsail to the boom. The part of a sail, such as the weather clew of a course, to which this rope is fastened. The lower forward corner of a fore-and-aft sail.
  • Nautical The position of a vessel relative to the trim of its sails. The act of changing from one position or direction to another. The distance or leg sailed between changes of position or direction.
  • An approach to accomplishing a goal or a method of dealing with a problem.
  • A large, loose stitch made as a temporary binding or as a marker.
  • Stickiness, as that of a newly painted surface.
  • To fasten or attach with a tack or tacks: tacked the carpet down.
  • To fasten or mark (cloth or a seam, for example) with a loose basting stitch.
  • To put together loosely and arbitrarily: tacked some stories together in an attempt to write a novel.
  • To add as an extra item; append: tacked two dollars onto the bill.
  • Nautical To bring (a vessel) into the wind in order to change course or direction.
  • Nautical To change the direction of a sailing vessel, especially by turning the bow into and past the direction of the wind: Stand by to tack. To sail a zigzag course upwind by repeatedly executing such a maneuver. To change tack: The ship tacked to starboard.
  • To change one's course of action.

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