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Princeton's WordNet

  1. taut, tightadjective

    pulled or drawn tight

    "taut sails"; "a tight drumhead"; "a tight rope"

  2. tautadjective

    subjected to great tension; stretched tight

    "the skin of his face looked drawn and tight"; "her nerves were taut as the strings of a bow"


  1. tautadjective

    Tight; under tension, as in a rope or bow string.

  2. tautadjective

    Experiencing stress or anxiety.

  3. tautadjective

    Containing only relevant parts, brief and controlled.


  1. Tauț

    Tauț (Hungarian: Feltót) is a commune in Arad County, Romania. It is situated in the contact zone of the Cigherului Hills and Zărandului Mountains, in the hydrographical basin of the river Cigher. The administrative territory of the commune is 10,617 hectares. It is composed of four villages: Minișel, Minișu de Sus, Nadăș and Tauț (situated at 55 km from Arad).

Webster Dictionary

  1. Tautadjective

    tight; stretched; not slack; -- said esp. of a rope that is tightly strained

  2. Tautadjective

    snug; close; firm; secure

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Taut

    Taught, tawt, adj. tightly drawn: in good condition.—v.t. Taut′en, to make tight.—n. Taut′ness. [A form of tight.]

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. taut

    [from the Anglo-Saxon tought]. Tight.

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    Taut vs. Taunt -- In this Grammar.com article you will learn the differences between the words Taut and Taunt.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of TAUT in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of TAUT in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of TAUT in a Sentence

  1. Yuri Kasich:

    The lines on the ground are putting strain on other pylons so Ukrenergo is interested in fixing the lines so that the pylons are upright and the lines taut.

  2. Bill Campbell:

    Ultimately, increased federal deficits and expanded Treasury issuance to fund those deficits, combined with a reversal in investor appetite for that growing supply of Treasuries, will bring pressures back into money markets, these markets are already taut due to the quantitative tightening (QT) done so far and increased regulation since the global financial crisis.

  3. Stan Getz:

    My life is music. And in some vague, mysterious, and subconscious way, I have always been driven by a taut inner spring which has propelled me to almost compulsively reach for perfection in music, often--in fact, mostly--at the expense of everything else in my life.

  4. Josh Greenstein:

    We wanted to sell it as a sexy, taut thriller, the Visit.

  5. Don DeLillo:

    If we are on the outside, we assume a conspiracy is the perfect working of a scheme. Silent nameless men with unadorned hearts. A conspiracy is everything that ordinary life is not. It's the inside game, cold, sure, undistracted, forever closed off to us. We are the flawed ones, the innocents, trying to make some rough sense of the daily jostle. Conspirators have a logic and a daring beyond our reach. All conspiracies are the same taut story of men who find coherence in some criminal act.

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    small cat-like predatory mammals of warmer parts of the Old World
    • A. viverrine
    • B. sapling
    • C. imperviousness
    • D. instigation

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