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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Meaning of Boxing

Boxing means: Any boxlike inclosure or recess; a casing.

Meaning of Cysticercus

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Meaning of Redde

Redde means: obs. imp. of Read, or Rede.

Meaning of Spite

Spite means: To treat maliciously; to try to injure or thwart.

Slang words and meanings

Meaning of CUSHTI MANTI

CUSHTI MANTI means: Cushti manti is British slang for excellent.

Meaning of GARDEN GNOME

GARDEN GNOME means: Garden gnome is London Cockney rhyming slang for comb.

Meaning of STONEFACED

STONEFACED means: Stonefaced is British slang for never showing emotion.

Meaning of arse licker

arse licker means: Someone who's role in life is to crawl up the anus of another person in order to ingratiate themselves in an effort to obtain personal gain.

Meaning of ball ass

ball ass means: a person who is either whining or crying all the time

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