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Spanish translation of “tack”

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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.
(Definition of tack from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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