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tack

the degree of stickiness of an adhesive required to affix a therapeutic foreign substance such as a transdermal delivery device to the skin.

tack

abbreviation for tackle; a horseman's word for saddlery and gear generally.
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45am, one of the children spotted the tacks and asked what they were.
Hang a curtain on either side of the tinsel backdrop, stringing fishing line through them and attaching the fishing line to the wall or ceiling with pushpins, tacks or gaffer's tape.
He said he sustained the injury after riding through tacks on the road at Caerleon, near Newport.
He said he sustained the leg injury after riding through tacks on the road at Caerleon, near Newport.
s Tack Endovascular System in lower extremity post-angioplasty dissection with supporting preclinical data has been published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology: Cardiovascular Interventions, the company said on Wednesday.
It is a 6 French (F) multi-loaded catheter that contains several self-expanding tacks.
A MAN who punctured the tyres of 16 police cars by scattering hundreds of tacks outside stations was yesterday ordered to pay almost pounds 2,000 compensation.
Alexander Grosset, 63, was alleged to have scattered carpet tacks that burst the tyres of riders in the Etape Caledonia road race.
To express the concept in simple terms: when boats are approaching a leeward mark on opposite tacks we can say that the inside boat is always entitled to at least mark-room.
Illumitacks Game Recovery and Safety System LED Tacks (www.
MINDLESS vandals are sabotaging a popular cycling route with razor-sharp carpet tacks.
The Tacks said the city promised them that they wouldn't be able to see the sewer plant from their home, nor would it smell, according to the lawsuit.