What does tacking mean?

tacking in AZ Dictionary

(n) loose short-term stitches in dressmaking etc
(n) the act of altering tack
(n) A union of securities provided at different occuring times, which must be redeemed before an intermediate buyer can interpose a claim.
(v) Present participle of tack.

tacking in Community Dictionary

When a sailboat switches back and forth, alternating which region of the boat is facing the wind. Tacking enables a boat to produce development in whichever way the skipper wants going. by Shaunda PugliaReport definition
When one accocunts for an account for sympathy or attention. by Shawnee AganReport definition
Driving a car excessively fast, frequently on a country roadway. by Sol JermanReport definition

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  • Sentence for "tacking"
  • Phrases for "tacking"
    • tacking on, been tacking, tacking any, just tacking, tacking to
  • Rhyme for "tacking"
    • attacking, backing, cracking, hacking, jacking
  • Hypernym for "tacking"
    • embroidery stitch, sewing stitch, change of course
  • Verb Stem for "tacking"
    • tack
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