Tar

is a viscous black liquid produced by the destructive distillation of coal, or other organic materials. Its adhesive properties are used to bind aggregates in the construction of roads etc.

Tar

Tar is a substance obtained from a variety of organic materials through destructive distillation. Tar can be produced from coal, wood, petroleum, or peat. It is black, and a mixture of hydrocarbons and free carbon. Production and trade in pine-derived tar was a major contributor in the economies of Northern Europe and Colonial America. Its main us...
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Tar

• (v. t.) To smear with tar, or as with tar; as, to tar ropes; to tar cloth. • (n.) A thick, black, viscous liquid obtained by the distillation of wood, coal, etc., and having a varied composition according to the temperature and material employed in obtaining it. • (n.) A sailor; a seaman.
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tar

(Iranian: `string`), long-necked lute descended from the tanbur of Ssnian Iran and known in a variety of forms throughout the Middle East, the ... [1 related articles]
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tar

(tahr) a dark brown or black viscid liquid from the wood of various species of pine, or found as a by-product of the destructive distillation of bituminous coal (see coal tar). It is a complex mixture, the source of organic substances such as cresol, creosol, naphthalene, paraffin, phenol, and toluene. Formerly used as ...
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Tar

[Azerbaijani instrument] Craftsmanship and performance of the tar and the skills related to this tradition play a significant role in shaping the cultural identity of Azerbaijanis. The Tar (تار) is a long-necked plucked lute, traditionally crafted and performed in communities throughout Azerbaijan. Tar features alone or with other instru...
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Tar

[computing] In computing, tar (derived from tape archive) is both a file format (in the form of a type of archive bitstream) and the name of a program used to handle such files. The format was created in the early days of Unix and standardized by POSIX.1-1988 and later POSIX.1-2001. Initially developed to write data to sequential I/O device...
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Tar

[drum] A tar (طار) is a single-headed frame drum. The tar comes from North Africa and the Middle East. Depictions of these frame drums date back thousands of years. The tar is held mainly with one hand, although the playing hand can also play and supports the drum while playing (basically the other hand plays the drum). It has an open to...
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Tar

[instrument] Tar (تار) is a Persian long-necked, waisted instrument, shared by many cultures and countries like Iran, Afghanistan, Armenia, Georgia, Republic of Azerbaijan, and other areas near the Caucasus region. The word tār (تار) means `string` in Persian, though it might have the same meaning in languages influenced by Persian. ...
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Tar

[tobacco residue] Tar is the common name for the resinous, partially combusted particulate matter produced by the burning of tobacco and other plant material in the act of smoking. Tar is toxic and damages the smoker`s lungs over time through various biochemical and mechanical processes. Tar also damages the mouth by rotting and blackening ...
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Tar

Tar noun [ Abbrev. from tarpaulin .] A sailor; a seaman. [ Colloq.] Swift.
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Tar

Tar transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Tarred ; present participle & verbal noun Tarring .] To smear with tar, or as with tar; as, to tar ropes; to tar cloth. To tar and feather a person . See under ...
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Tar

A brown or black bituminous material, liquid or semi-solid in consistency, in which the predominating constituents are bitumens obtained as condensates in the processing of coal, petroleum, oil shale, wood, or other organic materials.
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tar

A kind of turpentine extracted from pine and used to waterproof the standing rigging and canvas. Also a good sailor that knows his job well. See Jack Tar.
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Tar

A mixture of hydrocarbon oils.
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tar

A thick brown to black viscous organic liquid, too thick to migrate easily through most porous sediment.
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tar

A thick, black, viscous liquid obtained by the distillation of wood, coal, etc, and having a varied composition according to the temperature and material employed in obtaining it. Coal tar. ... <chemical> Mineral tar, a kind of soft native bitumen. Tar board, a strong quality of millboard made from junk and old tarred rope. Tar water. A cold ...
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TAR

abbreviation: Terminal Area Surveillance Radar (for NOTAM use only)
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tar

Archiving utility, see Section 9.1.1.1.
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tar

Dark brown or black viscous liquid obtained by the destructive distillation of coal, shale, and wood. Tars consist of a mixture of hydrocarbons, acids, and bases. Creosote and paraffin oil are produced from wood tar. See also coal tar
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Tar

double bowl shaped lute with sheep skin vellum, three double ocurses of strings, played with a plectrum.
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Tar

Sailor, crew member
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Tar

Tar is a black, oily liquid with a characteristic odour obtained by the distillation of coal, wood and bituminous minerals. Tar varies in composition according to its source, but all kinds consist largely of hydrocarbons and contain suspended carbon, to which the black colour is due. By subjecting tar to distillation various constituents are separa...
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Tar

Tar is a viscous black liquid derived from the destructive distillation of organic matter.
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Tar

Tar is English slang for a sailor.
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