The word tack is a noun. Tack means (1) sailing a zigzag course, (2) (nautical) the act of changing tack, (3) (nautical) a line (rope or chain) that regulates the angle at which a sail is set in relation to the wind, (4) gear for a horse, (5) a short nail with a sharp point and a large head, (6) the heading or position of a vessel relative to the trim of its sails.
Tack is also a verb that means (1) reverse (a direction, attitude, or course of action), (2) fix to; attach, (3) sew together loosely, with large stitches, (4) fasten with tacks, (5) make by putting pieces together, (6) turn into the wind.
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Horse tack refers to any equipment used on a horse for equestrian sports. This can include a saddle, bridle, and driving harness. Learn more about different types of horse tack and find horse tack suppliers.
Horse tack refers to equipment used in horseback-riding or horse care and includes saddles, bridles, blankets, boots, and more. Learn more with this helpful guide to horse tack.
Browse this saddle and harness provider directory for information about horse saddles, harnesses, and tack providers throughout the USA. The illustration on this page depicts horseback-riding with a saddle and a harness.
China has signalled it is changing tack with its signature Belt and Road masterplan, after taking on board the numerous criticisms that have saddled the project since President Xi Jinping launched it six years ago.
Straits Times. Friday, 26 Apr 2019 05:00:00 +0800.
Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort faces his second sentencing hearing in as many weeks, with a judge expected to tack on additional prison time beyond the roughly four-year punishment he has already received.
CBC News. Wednesday, 13 Mar 2019 10:06:06 EDT.
Is one hundred percent honesty the best policy? Chris McGoff explores situations where noble inauthenticity is the best tack for leaders.
By Chris Mcgoff, Subscriber. Forbes. Thursday, 13 Dec 2018 14:58:00 -0500.
How might the U.S. trade posture have turned out differently had President Trump taken a different tack with American allies? Our columnist imagines looking back from 2020 on how the president might have outmaneuvered China.
Wall Street Journal. Sunday, 10 Jun 2018 19:21:28 EDT.
TOKYO (Reuters) - Global stocks recovered to three-week highs on Friday as anticipated strong earnings season took center stage after U.S. President Donald Trump backtracked on his suggestion of an imminent missile attack on Syria.
Reuters. Thursday, 12 Apr 2018 20:52:12 -0400.
For some, however, it has also become common place to tack a few extra days onto their trips in order to spend more time in Qatar, which is a tiny Gulf nation that has grown in terms of the offerings it has to entice guests. ...
Hsyndicate. Thursday, 22 Mar 2018 09:32:05 +0200.