Tar Meaning and Definition


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Tar meaning

Word: Tar

How to pronounce: tɑː

Noun

Definitions:

1. A dark, thick, flammable liquid distilled from wood or coal, consisting of a mixture of hydrocarbons, resins, alcohols, and other compounds. It is used in roadmaking and for coating and preserving timber.

Example sentences: "Depending on the type and location of the flashings, roofing tar or silicone or butyl rubber sealants can be used to seal small cracks and gaps."

Transitive verb

Definitions:

1. Cover (something) with tar.

Example sentences: "Now that it is being tarred, the road will facilitate safer transport"

2. Blame or damage the reputation of (someone)

Noun

Definitions:

1. A sailor.


Synonyms:

gum

pitch

resiny

bitumen

resinous

seaman

mariner


Derivations:

tarred

tared


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Tar in Other Languages...

Spanish: Alquitrán

German: Teer

French: Tar

Italian: Impeciare

Turkish: Katran


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