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tacky

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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

tacky dry, tacky

1. That stage in the drying of an adhesive at which the volatile constituents have evaporated or been absorbed sufficiently so as to leave the adhesive in a desired condition of tackiness.
2. That stage in the drying of a paint at which the film appears sticky when lightly touched with the finger.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Until their near extinction in the late 20th century, Tackies were managed primarily as feral herds on the low country and coastal islands, rounded up by local residents whenever there was a need for horses.
Until recently Marsh Tackies were still managed in this fashion.
Marsh Tackies are distinguished by their ability to thrive in challenging conditions with a high level of stamina.