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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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Nolan Milligan and Jace Jenkins each finished with four points, while Bryant Byrd tacked on two points.
After six boat lengths, Harrison's men tacked towards the left and as the boats converged, it was obvious that USA 66 was going to attempt to cross ahead on port.
It can be tacked and induced to flow onto heated substrates with placement pressure during the pick-and-place process.
Despite Democrats complaints that the vote forbidding "riders" tacked on to spending bills was a tactic aimed at closing their access to the Senate floor, Republicans said the prohibition would help ensure quick passage of the 13 spending bills expected to take up most of the lawmaker's time in the fall.
His holding period for those assets is tacked on from the partnership holding period.