taught vs taut :

Definitions

  • s  pulled or drawn tight
    taut sails
  • s  subjected to great tension; stretched tight
    her nerves were taut as the strings of a bow
News & Articles

  • Finches sing like birds -- and their dad taught them how
    By Jennifer ViegasDiscovery NewsIt goes a little something like this: A young male zebra finch, whose father taught him a song, shared that song with a brother, with the two youngsters then creating new tunes based on dad’s signature sound.The musical bird family, described in the latest Biology Letters, strengthens evidence that imitation between siblings and similar-aged youngsters facilitates ...
    June 13, 2013 - NBC NEWS
  • Sex and Superheroines
    Editor's Note: Christina Blanch is a comics scholar. Cofounder of CAPE, she recently taught a new online course on Gender through Comic Books.
    June 13, 2013 - CNN
  • Finches sing like birds -- and their dad taught them how
    By Jennifer ViegasDiscovery NewsIt goes a little something like this: A young male zebra finch, whose father taught him a song, shared that song with a brother, with the two youngsters then creating new tunes based on dad’s signature sound.The musical bird family, described in the latest Biology Letters, strengthens evidence that imitation between siblings and similar-aged youngsters facilitates ...
    June 13, 2013 - NBC NEWS