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Taut Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

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 submanifold: In mathematics, a (compact) taut submanifold N of a space form M is a compact submanifold with the property that for every the distance function is a
  • 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
  • Max Taut: Max Taut (15 May 1884 — 26 February 1967) was a German architect. Max Taut was born in Königsberg, 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

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'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


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Taut Sample Sentences in News


  • Review: Pisaasu is a haunting tale of love
    Taut screenplay, simple dialogues, excellent characterisation, admirable performances and perfect execution make Mysskin's Pisaasu a must watch, says S Saraswathi. Read more on this news related to 'Taut'
  • C7 Corvette Styling to Influence Mainstream Chevy Models
    The flagship sports carâs taut hood and hexagonal taillights will make their way to other models. Read more on this news related to 'Taut'
  • How Britney Spears Stays in Such Amazing Shape
    At 33, Britney Spears looks hotter than ever.Flaunting her taut abs and toned thighs in a skimpy peach bikini on the cover of Women's Health, the pop diva and mother of Preston, 9, and Jayden, 8, revealed just how she achieved her coveted physique."After I had Jayden, it was real easy for me to get back in shape," she told the magazine's January/ Read more on this news related to 'Taut'

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