Tack

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Description

1) A large, loose stitch made as a temporary fastener or marker.

2) The ability of an adhesive, coating, paint or ink to adhere to a surface.

3) See tacks, upholstery.

Synonyms and Related Terms

1) hilván (Esp.)

Authority

  • R. J. Gettens, G.L. Stout, Painting Materials, A Short Encyclopaedia, Dover Publications, New York, 1966
  • Theodore J. Reinhart, 'Glossary of Terms', Engineered Plastics, ASM International, 1988
  • Boise Cascade Paper Group, The Paper Handbook, Boise Cascade, Portland OR, 1989
  • Matt Roberts, Don Etherington, Bookbinding and the Conservation of Books: a Dictionary of Descriptive Terminology, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington DC, 1982

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