[ UK /tˈe‍ə/ ]
  1. weedy annual grass often occurs in grainfields and other cultivated land; seeds sometimes considered poisonous
  2. any of several weedy vetches grown for forage
  3. the weight of a motor vehicle, railroad car, or aircraft without its fuel or cargo
  4. (chemical analysis) a counterweight used in chemical analysis; consists of an empty container that counterbalances the weight of the container holding chemicals
  5. an adjustment made for the weight of the packaging in order to determine the net weight of the goods
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How To Use tare In A Sentence

  • During our exchanges there were plenty of glares and stares, and maybe even a couple of opinions shared.
  • In a few quick glances he absorbed the entire rolling farmland: green stonework mortared by tree windbreaks.
  • In June 2004, the Post Exchange here was mortared, killing two Soldiers and wounding more than a dozen additional troops.
  • So I stare down at the pool table and pretend to study my opponent's next move.
  • By now it had reached the sea, where it paused for a moment to fix us with a baleful stare. Times, Sunday Times
  • Having worked himself into this ridiculous kind of phrensy, which lasted, perhaps, from twenty to thirty seconds, he suddenly discontinued it, and suffered his features to relax into their natural form; but the motion of his head seemed to have so stupified him, as indeed it well might, that there remained an unusual vacancy and a drowsy stare upon his countenance for some time afterward. Three Voyages for the Discovery of a Northwest Passage from the Atlantic to the Pacific, and Narrative of an Attempt to Reach the North Pole, Volume 1
  • Then, as they approached the docks, the diggers stared in awe at the remains of the once-mighty Imperial Japanese Navy.
  • He stared off toward a cluster of people near the fireplace and I followed his gaze.
  • Industrial crops such as flax and dye-plants (madder, woad, and weld), and other cash crops such as coleseed, hops, and tobacco, increased revenue per hectare, enabling more people to live from the earnings of smaller plots.
  • He stared out at the assembled media and uttered the immortal phrase: 'We have lost a game we should have won. The Sun
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