wire tack

wire tack

[′wīr ‚tak]
(design engineering)
A tack made from wire stock.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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From its construction in 1901 until its closing in 1985, Atlas Tack constructed cut and wire tacks, steel nails and similar items.
We tried three different deterrents: old boards or poles cut from downed trees, fastened about two feet above the ground; or a strand of barbed wire tacked about two feet above the ground.
The company made trimmings for cars and furniture and grooved wire tacks. They were also, it would appear, pretty good at making wooden horses.