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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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It can be tacked and induced to flow onto heated substrates with placement pressure during the pick-and-place process.
Despite Democrats complaints that the vote forbidding "riders" tacked on to spending bills was a tactic aimed at closing their access to the Senate floor, Republicans said the prohibition would help ensure quick passage of the 13 spending bills expected to take up most of the lawmaker's time in the fall.