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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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In this article, we're assuming you have wood or tile floors, but if you have carpeting, you'll need to roll it back, remove the tackless strip, and then stretch and trim it later.
After giving effect to the Company's decision to license out the sale of tackless carpet strip in the United States, revenues for the nine-month period were approximately equal to those of the nine-month period of the prior year.
If your room is carpeted, roll the carpet back out of the way and pry up the tackless strips (wear leather gloves--the barbs on tackless strips are wickedly sharp).