HyperDic: tar

English > 3 senses of the word tar:
NOUNsubstancetar, pitchany of various dark heavy viscid substances obtained as a residue
person tar, mariner, seaman, Jack-tar, Jack, old salt, seafarer, gob, sea doga man who serves as a sailor
VERBcontacttarcoat with tar
tar > pronunciation
Soundstaa'r
RhymesAdar ... Zanzibar: 81 rhymes with aar...
English > tar: 3 senses > noun 1, substance
MeaningAny of various dark heavy viscid substances obtained as a residue.
Synonympitch
Narrowercoal tarA tar formed from distillation of bituminous coal
BroaderbitumenAny of various naturally occurring impure mixtures of hydrocarbons
Spanishalquitrán, brea, pez, tar
Catalanbrea, pega
Verbstarcoat with tar
English > tar: 3 senses > noun 2, person
MeaningA man who serves as a sailor.
Synonymsmariner, seaman, Jack-tar, Jack, old salt, seafarer, gob, sea dog
Narrowerable seaman, able-bodied seamanA seaman in the merchant marine
boatswain, bos'n, bo's'n, bosun, bo'sunA petty officer on a merchant ship who controls the work of other seamen
deckhand, roustaboutA member of a ship's crew who performs manual labor
helmsman, steersman, steererThe person who steers a ship
lighterman, bargeman, bargeesomeone who operates a barge
officer, ship's officerA person authorized to serve in a position of authority on a vessel
pilotA person qualified to guide ships through difficult waters going into or out of a harbor
sea lawyerAn argumentative and contentious seaman
whalerA seaman who works on a ship that hunts whales
Broadersailor, crewmanAny member of a ship's crew
SpanishJack, lobo de mar, marinera, marinero, marino, navegante
CatalanJack, llop de mar, marí, mariner, navegant
English > tar: 3 senses > verb 1, contact
Meaningcoat with tar.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Examples
  • "tar the roof"
  • "tar the roads"
Broadercoat, surfacePut a coat on
Spanishalquitranar, embrear
Catalanembrear, enquitranar, tar
Nounstarany of various dark heavy viscid substances obtained as a residue

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