Definitions for "Taut"
Keywords:  slack, tight, drumhead, hangover, drawn
Tight; stretched; not slack; -- said esp. of a rope that is tightly strained.
Improperly, though very generally, used for TIGHT.
In bass reproduction, under tight control of the electrical signal; detailed and free from "hangover."
Keywords:  snug, firm, close, secure
Snug; close; firm; secure.