Definitions for tacking
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word tacking
baste, basting, basting stitch, tacking(noun)
a loose temporary sewing stitch to hold layers of fabric together
(nautical) the act of changing tack
loose temporary stitches in dressmaking etc
the act of changing tack
a union of securities given at different times, all of which must be redeemed before an intermediate purchaser can interpose his claim
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
He's certainly tacking right to try to secure the hard-right base that he thinks will propel him to victory in the Iowa caucuses, he may be short-term in his thinking here.
Tacking that responsibility onto a TSA officer in addition to all the screening duties, all the duties they have to do at the checkpoint beyond that, I think is a recipe for disaster.
One thing that you have to watch for is people just tacking the words poverty and inequality onto a pre-existing agenda that has very little to do with addressing those problems, for the most part, I hear lots of the same trickle-down economics that helped to get us into this mess in the first place.
Translations for tacking
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- käännös, vendaFinnish
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