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Taut Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

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  • 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 ...
  • TAUT: TAUT is an acronym or initialism and may refer to: Tramways & Urban Transit , a monthly magazine published in the United Kingdom ...
  • Bruno Taut: Bruno Julius Florian Taut (4 May 1880 – 24 December 1938) was a prolific German architect , urban planner , and author active during the ...
  • Max Taut: Max Taut (15 May 1884 — 26 February 1967) was a German architect . Biography: Max Taut was born in Königsberg , the younger brother of Bruno ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...

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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


  • Thriller Missionary Is a Taut Look at the Dark Side of Door-to-Door Evangelism
    Anthony DiBlasi’s taut look at the dark side of door-to-door evangelism starts off innocuously enough, but things go from The Tabernacles of Madison County to Play Moroni for Me in short order. Elder Kevin Brock (Mitch Ryan) isn’t the most devout, but he speaks the unive... Read more on this news related to 'Taut'
  • Renée Zellweger enjoys break as speculation rages about her new face
    The 45-year-old actress, whose taut complexion has prompted discussion over recent weeks, was dressed down for a day out with musician Doyle. Read more on this news related to 'Taut'
  • A cool, tidy ‘Blue Room’
    A review of “The Blue Room,” a brief, taut thriller directed by Mathieu Amalric. Rating: Three stars out of four. Read more on this news related to 'Taut'

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