Definition of Tarpaulin. Meaning of Tarpaulin. Synonyms of Tarpaulin

Here you will find one or more explanations in English for the word Tarpaulin. Also in the bottom left of the page several parts of wikipedia pages related to the word Tarpaulin and, of course, Tarpaulin synonyms and on the right images related to the word Tarpaulin.

Definition of Tarpaulin

Tarpaulin
Tarpaulin Tar*pau"lin, n. [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 cloth, worn by sailors and others. 3. Hence, a sailor; a seaman; a tar. To a landsman, these tarpaulins, as they were called, seemed a strange and half-savage race. --Macaulay.

Meaning of Tarpaulin from wikipedia

- A tarpaulin (/tɑːrˈpɔːlɪn/ tar-PAW-lin, also US: /ˈtɑːrpəlɪn/) or tarp is a large sheet of strong, flexible, water-resistant or waterproof material, often...
- Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. Find sources: "Basha" tarpaulin – news · newspapers · books · scholar · JSTOR (November 2019) (Learn how...
- Tarpaulin Cove is a bay in Dukes County, M****achusetts. It is located on Naushon Island 0.8 miles (1.3 km) east of Kettle Cove and northeast of Robinson's...
- Tarpaulin Sky Press is a small press publisher of hybrid texts as well as poetry and prose. Founded by Christian Peet in 2006 and based in Grafton, Vermont...
- Tarpaulin banners were installed in various parts of Metro Manila which was discovered by government authorities on July 12, 2018. The date also marks...
- with a dedicated tarpaulin. Others come without a tarpaulin, with the understanding the user will select the size and style of tarpaulin which best fits...
- production that started about 1959. The most profitable unit was the tarpaulin production. In 1969 the company started to shut down its textile part...
- Since 2006, the top-tier seating of Mount Davis has been covered by tarpaulin during all Oakland Athletics baseball games, and the Oakland Raiders followed...
- The Tarpaulin Cove Light is a historic lighthouse on Naushon Island, one of the Elizabeth Islands of southern M****achusetts. It is located in the town...
- A hudo is a temporary pit toilet in a camp, covered with a tarpaulin, not a permanent outhouse. The name is in common use in Dutch and Belgian Scouting...
Loading...