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tack·le / ˈtakəl/ • n. 1. the equipment required for a task or sport: fishing tackle. 2. a mechanism consisting of ropes, pulley blocks, hooks, or other things for lifting heavy objects. ∎  the running rigging and gear used to work a boat's sails. 3. Football & Rugby an act of seizing and stopping a player in possession of the ball by knocking them to the ground. ∎  (in soccer and other games) an act of taking the ball, or attempting to take the ball, from an opponent. 4. Football a player who lines up inside the end along the line of scrimmage. • v. [tr.] make determined efforts to deal with (a problem or difficult task): police have launched an initiative to tackle rising crime. ∎ Football & Rugby stop the forward progress of (the ball carrier) by seizing them and knocking them to the ground. ∎  chiefly Soccer try to take the ball from (an opponent) by intercepting them. DERIVATIVES: tack·ler / ˈtak(ə)lər/ n.

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Tackle

1 Tackle

Rods 4

Reels 8

Lines 10

Floating Lines 10

Sinking Lines 11

Sink Tip Lines 13

Shooting Heads 13

Leaders 14

Leader Length 16

Flexibility 16

Visibility 17

Backing 20

Vests 21

Polarized Glasses 22

Other Equipment 23

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tackle

tackle apparatus, gear, rigging. XIII. prob. — (M)LG. takel, f. taken = MDu. tacken lay hold of; see -LE1.
Hence tackle vb. furnish with tackle XIV; harness XVIII; grip, grapple with XIX.

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