tacking

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

tacking (countable and uncountable, plural tackings)

  1. loose temporary stitches in dressmaking etc
  2. (nautical) the act of changing tack
  3. (law) A union of securities given at different times, all of which must be redeemed before an intermediate purchaser can interpose a claim.
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Verb[edit]

tacking

  1. Present participle of tack.