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English definition of “tack”

tack

verb [I or T] (SEW)    /tæk/ (US also baste)
to sew with a long , loose stitch that holds two pieces of material together temporarily , before they are sewn together in a more tidy or permanent wayKnitting and sewing tacking     /ˈtæk.ɪŋ/ noun [U] Knitting and sewing
(Definition of tack verb (SEW) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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