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taut 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Adjective
/tôt/,
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tautest, superlative; tauter, comparative;
  1. Stretched or pulled tight; not slack
    • - the fabric stays taut without adhesive
  2. (esp. of muscles or nerves) Tense; not relaxed

  3. (of writing, music, etc.) Concise and controlled
    • - a taut text of only a hundred and twenty pages
  4. (of a ship) Having a disciplined and efficient crew


  1. pulled or drawn tight; "taut sails"; "a tight drumhead"; "a tight rope"
  2. subjected to great tension; stretched tight; "the skin of his face looked drawn and tight"; "her nerves were taut as the strings of a bow"
  3. (tautly) in a taut manner; "the rope was tautly stretched"
  4. (tautness) tension: the physical condition of being stretched or strained; "it places great tension on the leg muscles"; "he could feel the tenseness of her body"
  5. (tautness) tightness: lack of movement or room for movement
  6. A taut object is one under tension.
  7. Tauţ is a commune in Arad County, Romania.It is situated in the contact zone of the Cigherului Hills and Zărandului Mountains, in the hydrographical basin of the Cigher River. The administrative territory of the commune is 10,617 hectares. ...
  8. Tight; under tension, as in a rope or bow string; Experiencing stress or anxiety; Containing only relevant parts, brief and controlled
  9. (tautness) The property of being taut
  10. The condition of a rope wire or chain when under sufficient tension to cause it to assume a straight line, or to prevent sagging to any appreciable amount.
  11. not loose or flabby (Oct. 2010)
  12. (adj.): tightly stretched
  13. to be tight..no slack
  14. Tight; to haul taut.
  15. (adj) - tight, tense