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tack

in Scots property law, another word for LEASE.

TACK, Scotch law. A contract of location by which the use of land, or any other immovable subject, is, set to the lessee or tacksman for a certain yearly rent, either in money, the fruits of tho ground, or services. Ersk. Prin. Laws of Scot. B. 2, t. 6, n. 8; 1 Tho. Co. Litt. 209. This word is nearly synonymous with lease.

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Until now, the two most common ways to install carpet have been tackless and direct glue-down.
Net sales were approximately equal to those of the prior fiscal year after giving effect to the Company's decision to license the sale of tackless carpet strip to domestic distributors in May 2000.
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.