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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

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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

  • Ronchi admits pre-World Cup nerves in Kiwi camp
    CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand (AP) — Wicketkeeper-batsman Luke Ronchi says nerves are taut in the New Zealand team ahead of its opening Cricket World Cup match against Sri Lanka on Saturday. Read more on this news related to 'Taut'
  • Mila Kunis Flashes Taut Tummy, Lean Legs Four Months After Giving Birth: See Her Post-Baby Body!
    What bump? Mila Kunis was spotted out and about in Los Angeles on Wednesday, Feb. 11, flashing the paps just a hint of her post-baby belly in a marbled gray sweatshirt—except, there was no belly to be seen! Read more on this news related to 'Taut'
  • Beyonce? Kate Middleton? Bodies are lumpy, bumpy
    FLAWLESSNESS is overrated. Cindy Crawford has a not entirely taut stomach. Beyoncé gets the occasional spot and the Duchess of Cambridge has a few greys. Read more on this news related to 'Taut'

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