tightened to the point of eliminating visible slack.

Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary
taut (adjective)
1.
a) having no give or slack tightly drawn - a taut rope
b) - high-strung tense taut nerves
2.
a) kept in proper order or condition - a taut ship
b) (1) not loose or flabby - taut muscles
(2) marked by economy of structure and detail - a taut story
taut (verb)
transitive verb
Scottish - mat tangle
taut (Wikipedia)

A taut object is one under tension.

Taut is also a surname, and may refer to:

  • Bruno Taut (1880–1938), prolific German architect, urban planner and author
  • Max Taut (1884–1967), German architect

Taut may also refer to:

TAUT, an acronym, may refer to:

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