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Definition of Taut

Taut a. means: Snug; close; firm; secure.

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Taut a. means: Snug; close; firm; secure.

Meaning of Taut

Taut (a.) means: Snug; close; firm; secure.

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Taught (a.): See Taut.

Toght (a.): Taut.

Tort (a.): Stretched tight; taut.

Taut (a.): Snug; close; firm; secure.

Wapp (n.): A rope with wall knots in it with which the shrouds are set taut.

Taut (a.): Tight; stretched; not slack; -- said esp. of a rope that is tightly strained.

Atrip (adv.): Sheeted home, hoisted taut up and ready for trimming; -- said of sails.

Timenoguy (n.): A rope carried taut between or over obstacles likely to engage or foul the running rigging in working a ship.

Tight (superl.): Not slack or loose; firmly stretched; taut; -- applied to a rope, chain, or the like, extended or stretched out.

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Words, slangs, sentences and phrases similar to Taut

Meaning of Taut

Taut means: Tight; to haul taut.

Meaning of Haul Taut

Haul Taut means: To pull tight.

Meaning of Taut

Taut means: Stretched tight with no slack.

Meaning of Apeak

Apeak means: Said of an anchor when the cable is taut and vertical.

Meaning of Bar Taut

Bar Taut means: Said of a rope when it is under such tension that it is practically rigid.

Meaning of Up and Down

Up and Down means: Said of cable when it extends vertically and taut from anchor to hawsepipe.

Meaning of Marling Hitch

Marling Hitch means: Used for lashing down sails, awnings, etc., a series of round turns where the end is passed over the standing part and under the bight and pulled taut on each turn.

Meaning of Crow-Foot

Crow-Foot means: Is a number of small lines spread from the fore-parts of the tops, and being hauled taut upon the stays, to prevent the foot of the top-sails catching under the top rim; are also used to suspend the awnings.

Meaning of Crow-Foot

Crow-Foot means: Is a number of small lines spread from the fore-parts of the tops, and being hauled taut upon the stays, to prevent the foot of the top-sails catching under the top rim; are also used to suspend the awnings.

Meaning of Taught

Taught means: See Taut.

Meaning of Toght

Toght means: Taut.

Meaning of Tort

Tort means: Stretched tight; taut.

Meaning of Taut

Taut means: Snug; close; firm; secure.

Meaning of Wapp

Wapp means: A rope with wall knots in it with which the shrouds are set taut.

Meaning of Taut

Taut means: Tight; stretched; not slack; -- said esp. of a rope that is tightly strained.

Meaning of Atrip

Atrip means: Sheeted home, hoisted taut up and ready for trimming; -- said of sails.

Meaning of Timenoguy

Timenoguy means: A rope carried taut between or over obstacles likely to engage or foul the running rigging in working a ship.

Meaning of Tight

Tight means: Not slack or loose; firmly stretched; taut; -- applied to a rope, chain, or the like, extended or stretched out.

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Gibbet means: To expose to infamy; to blacken.

Meaning of Hail

Hail means: A wish of health; a salutation; a loud call.

Meaning of Relievable

Relievable means: Capable of being relieved; fitted to recieve relief.

Meaning of Station

Station means: A place calculated for the rendezvous of troops, or for the distribution of them; also, a spot well adapted for offensive measures. Wilhelm (Mil. Dict.).

Meaning of Traject

Traject means: A place for passing across; a passage; a ferry.

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In the Pocket means: Refers to the rhythm section being really together as in...Those guys are really in the pocket, tonight.

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NH means: Nice Hand

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Pot Rustler means: Cook.

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