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tare



Pronunciation: (târ), [key]
n.
1. any of various vetches, esp. Vicia sativa.
2. the seed of a vetch.
3. Bible.a noxious weed, probably the darnel.

tare



Pronunciation: (târ), [key]
n., v., tared, tar•ing.


n.
1. the weight of the wrapping, receptacle, or conveyance containing goods.
2. a deduction from the gross weight to allow for this.
3. the weight of a vehicle without cargo, passengers, etc.
4. a counterweight used in chemical analysis to balance the weight of a container.
5. a word formerly used in communications to represent the letter T.

v.t.
to ascertain, note, or allow for the tare of.

tare



Pronunciation: (târ), [key]
v. Archaic.
pt. and pp. of tear 2.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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