What does tacking mean?

Definitions for tacking

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. baste, basting, basting stitch, tacking(noun)

    a loose temporary sewing stitch to hold layers of fabric together

  2. tack, tacking(noun)

    (nautical) the act of changing tack


  1. tacking(Noun)

    loose temporary stitches in dressmaking etc

  2. tacking(Noun)

    the act of changing tack

Webster Dictionary

  1. Tacking

    of Tack

  2. Tacking(noun)

    a union of securities given at different times, all of which must be redeemed before an intermediate purchaser can interpose his claim


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of tacking in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of tacking in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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