- s pulled or drawn tight
- s subjected to great tension; stretched tight
her nerves were taut as the strings of a bow
- As the negotiations with the abductors carried through the taut night, the families of the hostages were left bewildered and exhausted.
- Taut and tight, the movie keeps you at the edge of your seats from start to finish.
- As the sprinters put their spikes on the chocks, their bodies tensed and their muscles became taut.
News & Articles
- Murphy: No such thing as a bad day
Four centimeters,the echo technician said. Her voice was strained, thrumming like a taut string.
June 18, 2013 - Savannah Morning News
- RenewAlliance Announces Exclusive North America Distribution Of LAC® Taut® Product Line And Stateside Debut At 2013 ...
NEW YORK, June 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- RenewAlliance, the exclusive North America distributor of the LAC® Taut® brand, will introduce the Taut® product line at the International Esthetics, Cosmetics and ...
June 17, 2013 - PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance
- In Overdrive: Is The Automotive Supply Chain Now Running Too Lean And Mean?
A combination of rebounding sales and an unprecedented number of new models in the works has stretched the auto parts supply chain so taut that the entire industry is holding its collective breath that it does not snap and jeopardize the recovery.
June 17, 2013 - Auto Spies
- Tiger Wood in New Straits Times
You have to let the ligament heal. It has to get more taut. I don't want to stretch it out. I don't want to have it go back to where it was,Woods said. "I have to keep it taut, which means no rotation, everything in a straight plane. I...
- Cherry Jones in Fresno Bee
I had been told by my dear friend Jane Atkinson that, when Kiefer's on the set, it's a whole other temperature. It's part of the reason why Kiefer has kept Jack Bauer so taut and intense for seven seasons,Jones says. "He's completely...
- James MacGregor Burns in USA Today
Burns noted liberal concerns that Kennedy held no deep beliefs and imagined that the White House under Kennedy would be "quiet, taut, efficient - sometimes, perhaps, even dull."