tarpaulin

[n] - waterproofed canvas
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Tarpaulin

Tar┬Ěpau'lin noun [ Tar + palling a covering, pall to cover. See Pall a covering.] 1. A piece of canvas covered with tar or a waterproof composition, used for covering the hatches of a ship, hammocks, boats, etc. 2. A hat made of, or covered with, painted or tarred...
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tarpaulin

tarp noun waterproofed canvas
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Tarpaulin

• (n.) Hence, a sailor; a seaman; a tar. • (n.) A piece of canvas covered with tar or a waterproof composition, used for covering the hatches of a ship, hammocks, boats, etc. • (n.) A hat made of, or covered with, painted or tarred cloth, worn by sailors and others.
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Tarpaulin

Tarpaulin is a heavy weather-proof cloth manufactured chiefly in Scotland and used for protecting goods and seaman's hats and similar defences against the weather. Tarpaulin is made from hemp, flax, cotton or jute treated with tar or similar substances.
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Tarpaulin

A tarpaulin, or tarp, is a large sheet of strong, flexible, water-resistant or waterproof material, often cloth such as canvas or polyester coated with urethane, or made of plastics such as polyethylene. In some places such as Australia, and in military slang, a tarp may be known as a hootch. Tarpaulins often have reinforced grommets at the corner...
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TARPAULIN

Canvas painted with tar to make it waterproof.
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Tarpaulin

A waterproofed canvas sometimes made of nylon or other manmade fiber.
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Tarpaulin

A waterproofed canvas sometimes made of nylon or other manmade fiber.
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Tarpaulin

A heavy duty waterproofed cloth sometimes made of nylon or other manmade fibre.
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