Taut

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Definitions from Wordnet 2.0

• pulled or drawn tight; "taut sails"; "a tight drumhead"; "a tight rope"
• 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"

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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Taut'

• Taut: A taut object is one under tension. Taut is also a surname, and may refer to: Bruno Taut (1880–1938), prolific German architect, urban planner and author
• TAUT: TAUT is an acronym or initialism and may refer to: Tramways & Urban Transit, a monthly magazine published in the United Kingdom Taut, for the word or
• Bruno Taut: Bruno Julius Florian Taut (4 May 1880 – 24 December 1938) was a prolific German architect, urban planner and author active during the Weimar period. He
• Taut-line hitch: The taut-line hitch is an adjustable loop knot for use on lines under tension. It is useful when the length of a line will need to be periodically adjusted
• Taut submanifold: In mathematics, a (compact) taut submanifold N of a space form M is a compact submanifold with the property that for every q
• Max Taut: Max Taut (15 May 1884 – 26 February 1967) was a German architect. Max Taut was born in Konigsberg, the younger brother of Bruno Taut. He, his brother
• Taut foliation: In mathematics, a taut foliation is a codimension 1 foliation of a 3-manifold with the property that there is a single transverse circle intersecting every

'Taut' example sentence in quotations

* My life is music. And in some vague, mysterious, and subconscious way, I have always been driven by a taut inner spring which has propelled me to almost compulsively reach for perfection in music, often--in fact, mostly--at the expense of everything else in my life. - Stan Getz