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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 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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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* 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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