Translation of "tack" - English-Spanish dictionary

tack

verb uk /tæk/

to sew something loosely

hilvanar

(Translation of “tack” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

tack

noun /tӕk/

a short nail with a broad flat head

tachuela
a carpet tack.

in sewing, a large, temporary stitch used to hold material together while it is being sewn together properly.

hilván

in sailing, a movement diagonally against the wind

bordada, viraje
We sailed on an easterly tack.

a direction or course

rumbo, dirección
After they moved, their lives took a different tack.

(Translation of “tack” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)