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1. tare

noun. weedy annual grass often occurs in grainfields and other cultivated land; seeds sometimes considered poisonous.

Synonyms

  • rye grass
  • Lolium temulentum
  • darnel
  • ryegrass
  • bearded darnel

Antonyms

  • undercharge
  • tightening
  • loosening
  • deny

Etymology

  • tare (French)
  • tara (Italian)
  • tare (Middle English (1100-1500))

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2. tare

noun. any of several weedy vetches grown for forage.

Synonyms

  • Vicia
  • Vicia villosa
  • genus Vicia
  • hairy vetch
  • hairy tare

Antonyms

  • light
  • lightness
  • heaviness
  • heavy

Etymology

  • tare (French)
  • tara (Italian)
  • tare (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. tare

noun. an adjustment made for the weight of the packaging in order to determine the net weight of the goods.

Synonyms

  • allowance

Antonyms

  • unburden
  • unimportance

Etymology

  • tare (French)
  • tara (Italian)
  • tare (Middle English (1100-1500))

4. tare

noun. (chemical analysis) a counterweight used in chemical analysis; consists of an empty container that counterbalances the weight of the container holding chemicals.

Synonyms

  • counterweight
  • equalizer
  • equaliser
  • counterpoise
  • counterbalance

Antonyms

  • radial asymmetry
  • asymmetry
  • disproportion
  • inequality

Etymology

  • tare (French)
  • tara (Italian)
  • tare (Middle English (1100-1500))

5. tare

noun. the weight of a motor vehicle, railroad car, or aircraft without its fuel or cargo.

Antonyms

  • imbalance

Etymology

  • tare (French)
  • tara (Italian)
  • tare (Middle English (1100-1500))

Example sentences of the word tare


1. Noun, singular or mass
Create a tare if you will be using a tray or other item to hold the coins.

2. Adjective
The last figure on the third row beginnig with "TW" is the tare weight of the tank expressed in pounds.

3. Verb, base form
For an electronic or digital scare, there is a calibration or tare button that will set the scale to zero and prepare you for weighing your object.

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