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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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Sarah added: "There was about 300 tacks, it's disgusting.
Velothon Wales event director Andy Taylor con-firmed that tacks were thrown across the road and said they were cleared away "within minutes".
The article titled: Early Experimental and Clinical Experience with a Focal Implant for Lower Extremity Post-Angioplasty Dissection reveals the potential that the Tack Endovascular System offers for the repair of arterial dissections following Percutaneous Transluminal Angioplasty.
Upholsterer Bance, 59, left tacks used in his job outside three police stations and sent an envelope containing white powder to an officer he blamed for his penalty for being disorderly.
Grosset admitted yesterday he joked at a dinner about spreading tacks but said: "I did not do this.
Police were called in after the tacks were sprinkled across Wylam Colliery waggonway, which is also regularly used by horseriders.
The Tacks also charge that during driving rains, the sewage ponds overflow and water flows onto their property "rendering the Property unsafe and unfit for humans," the lawsuit said.
WALL TACKS are great for apartments, dorms or for anyone who likes to decorate.
WIRRAL Park rangers have issued warnings along a popular route for walkers and cyclists after hundreds of tacks were spread along the walkway.
Pierced, punctured, trussed, and tarted up by a profusion of crafty embellishments, including colored paint, glitter, nails, tacks, silver leaf, toothpicks, and twine, they were not so much decorated as mortified, in the old-fashioned sense of the term.
While Madison Square Garden later trumped the Jets' offer at $760 million and unveiled their affordable housing plans to appease the community and those opposed to the stadium, the Jets got down to brass tacks announcing the backing of the Glenwood Management Organization, Jack Resnick & Sons, Inc.