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taut

Chiefly nautical in good order; neat
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The halyards became instantly taut. It was the snap of the whip.
The Binu man traced out the mechanics of the trap, and exposed the hidden fibre in the tangled undergrowth that at contact with Koogoo's foot had released the taut bow.
When all was snug and taut he turned out the light, turned the gas full on again and laid himself gratefully upon the bed.
Fishing, in fact, is incidental to a few of the better stories in Taut Lines, but anglers will feel closer to their sport than ever.
Central to this system's design is the incorporation of an energy-damping bellows that acts like a shock absorber to protect devices from harsh wave conditions and is designed to stay slightly taut and respond smoothly when stretched to its limit, while dramatically reducing wear and tear.
They have one demand: "Kill the PM on the operating table or your loved ones die." A taut cracker.
As mentioned earlier, the types are derived from the two known operational principles by which tiles can be produced using taut wires and clay blocks.
Despite the vacation area being a hotspot for attractive ladies, Krupa stood out as she bared her taut midriff alongside fellow females.
The architect Bruno Taut wanted to spread light through the houses, and therefore, created ample window space for sun and light," explained Kinan during their presentation.
Sue, of Colchester, Essex, first noticed a problem last year as her joints swelled up and grew painful while her skin became more taut.