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tack

To add one time period onto another.When parties are in adverse possession of real property, the possession must be uninterrupted and last for 10 to 20 years before the true owner will be prohibited from trying to regain the property.A current possessor can tack his or her time together with the time of prior possessors in order to accumulate the requisite number of years.

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Tacking as outlined above requires a pronounced keel along the bottom of the hull, as the ship would otherwise simply slip leeward.
The court noted that the applicable statute prohibits "the tacking or addition of successive 182 day periods.
Tidy up the felt at the corners, folding it neatly and tacking down where necessary.
The lesson program focuses on grooming, tacking up, and then riding.
Other games include sitting on the horses while passing beach balls back and forth, jumping on and off the horses (to help alleviate fears of falling), tacking races, and even completing an obstacle course where the children guide the horses over poles, around barrels, and through mazes.