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Definitions of taut:

part of speech: adjective

Tight: stretched out: not slack: applied to a rope or sail: also, properly ordered: prepared against emergency. " Nelson’ s health had suffered greatly while he was in the Agamemnon. ‘ My complaint, ' he said, 'is as if a girth was buckled taut over my breast; and my endeavor in the night is to get loose. '"- Southey.

part of speech: adjective

See taught.

part of speech: adjective

Tight; stretched; as, a taut rope; snug; secure.

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