"tacking" in the noun sense
1. baste, basting, basting stitch, tacking
a loose temporary sewing stitch to hold layers of fabric together
2. tack, tacking
nautical) the act of changing tack
"tacking" in the verb sense
fasten with tacks
"tack the notice on the board"
2. tack, wear round
turn into the wind
"The sailors decided to tack the boat"
"The boat tacked"
3. assemble, piece, put together, set up, tack, tack together
create by putting components or members together
"She pieced a quilt"
"He tacked together some verses"
"They set up a committee"
4. baste, tack
sew together loosely, with large stitches
"baste a hem"
5. append, tag on, tack on, tack, hang on
fix to attach
"append a charm to the necklace"
6. interchange, tack, switch, alternate, flip, flip-flop
reverse (a direction, attitude, or course of action)
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