AskDefine | Define tautness

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tautness

Noun

1 the physical condition of being stretched or strained; "it places great tension on the leg muscles"; "he could feel the tenseness of her body" [syn: tension, tensity, tenseness]
2 lack of movement or room for movement [syn: tightness] [ant: looseness]

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Noun

  1. The property of being taut.
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