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Meaning of TAUT

Pronunciation:  tot

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  pulled or drawn tight; "taut sails"; "a tight drumhead"; "a tight rope"
  2. [adj]  subjected to great tension; stretched tight; "the skin of his face looked drawn and tight"; "her nerves were taut as the strings of a bow"
 

TAUT is a 4 letter word that starts with T.

 

 Synonyms: drawn, tense, tight
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Taut\, a. [Dan. t[ae]t; akin to E. tight. See {Tight}.]
1. (Naut.) Tight; stretched; not slack; -- said esp. of a
   rope that is tightly strained.

2. Snug; close; firm; secure.

{Taut hand} (Naut.), a sailor's term for an officer who is
   severe in discipline.

 

 

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