tackle

  1. the person who plays that position on a football team
  2. gear consisting of ropes etc. supporting a ship's masts and sails
  3. gear used in fishing
  4. a position on the line of scrimmage
  5. (football) grasping an opposing player with the intention of stopping by throwing to the ground

Tackle

• (n.) To seize; to lay hold of; to grapple; as, a wrestler tackles his antagonist; a dog tackles the game. • (n.) To begin to deal with; as, to tackle the problem. • (n.) The rigging and apparatus of a ship; also, any purchase where more than one block is used. • (n.) To supply with tackle. • (n.) Any instruments of action...
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tackle

(from the article `fishing`) The history of angling is in large part the history of tackle, as the equipment for fishing is called.The development of fly-fishing tackle has been driven by technological advances in available materials. Early rods were constructed of solid wood, ... [2 related articles]
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tackle

1. Apparatus for raising or lowering heavy weights, consisting of a rope and pulley blocks; sometimes, the rope and attachments, as distinct from the block. ... 2. Any instruments of action; an apparatus by which an object is moved or operated; gear; as, fishing tackle, hunting tackle; formerly, specifically, weapons. 'She to her tackle fell.' ... ...
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tackle

take on verb accept as a challenge; `I`ll tackle this difficult task`
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tackle

noun (American football) grasping an opposing player with the intention of stopping by throwing to the ground
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Tackle

[American and Canadian football] Tackle is a playing position in American and Canadian football. Historically, in the one-platoon system a tackle played on both offense and defense. In the modern system of specialized units, offensive tackle and defensive tackle are separate positions. ==Offensive tackle== The offensive tackle (OT, T) is a ...
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Tackle

[football move] Most forms of football have a move known as a tackle. The primary purposes of tackling are to dispossess an opponent of the ball, to stop the player from gaining ground towards goal or to stop them from carrying out what they intend. The word is used in some contact variations of football to describe the act of physically ho...
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Tackle

Tac'kle (?; sometimes improperly pronounced ?, especially by seamen) noun [ Middle English takel , akin to LG. & Dutch takel , Danish takkel , Swedish tackel ; perhaps akin to English taw , v.t., or to take .] 1. Apparatus for raising or lowering heav...
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Tackle

Tac'kle transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Tackled ; present participle & verbal noun Tackling .] [ Confer LG. takeln to equip. See Tackle , noun ] 1. To supply with tackle. B...
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Tackle

a method of a player winning the ball back from their opponent (see also slide tackle). Unfair tackles are punished by free kicks, penalties and red/yellow cards.[225] See also reducer.
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tackle

a player position on both the offensive and defensive lines; there is usually a left and right offensive tackle, and a left and right defensive tackle; See also tackling.
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Tackle

A player position on both the offensive and defensive lines; there is usually a left and right offen
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tackle

A system of ropes and blocks for raising and lowering weights of rigging and pulleys for applying tension.
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Tackle

A system of ropes and blocks used to obtain a mechanical advantage or purchase.
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Tackle

a term used to refer to any fishing equipment
Found on http://www.fish-uk.com/dictionary.htm

Tackle

An archers equipment, (possibly of Welsh origin).
Found on http://www.oldbasingarchers.co.uk/glossary/glossarya-c.html

tackle

Archery equipment
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Tackle

Having a warp disruptor or warp scrambler active on a ship, possibly also with a stasis webifier active. The point being that the targeted ship cannot escape via warping. Before a ship can be blown up, it must usually be tackled. Otherwise, it will warp off.
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Tackle

In nautical terms, tackle refers to ropes and pulleys used for hoisting weights, sails etc.
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Tackle

Tackle is a term used to describe the equipment used in a sport, especially fishing. In nautical terms, tackle refers to ropes and pulleys used for hoisting weights, sails etc.
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Tackle

Tackle is British slang for a watch chain.
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Tackle

The gear used by an angler or a commercial fisher to catch fish.
Found on http://www.stripers247.com/Fishing-Glossary.php

Tackle

The process of bringing a player down to the ground with your hands. It also refers to a specific position on each line, responsible for blocking and tackling ball carriers.
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Tackle

To take the ball away from the opponent using the feet.
Found on http://www.topendsports.com/sport/soccer/terms.htm
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