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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A tack with a smooth, rounded head that can be pressed into place with the thumb.
  • transitive verb To affix with a thumbtack.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A small nail-like tack with a slightly rounded head that can be pressed into place with light pressure from the thumb; used for hanging light articles on a wall or noticeboard
  • verb transitive To fix or attach something with a thumbtack.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • verb fasten with thumbtacks
  • noun a tack for attaching papers to a bulletin board or drawing board

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