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tar

noun

1 tar

Any of various dark heavy viscid substances obtained as a residue.

synonym: pitch.

Roget 384: increase of temperature; heating etc. v.; calefaction, tepefaction, torrefaction; melting, fusion; liquefaction etc. 335; burning etc. ... show more

Roget 356a: resin, rosin; gum; lac, sealing wax; amber, ambergris; bitumen, pitch, tar; asphalt, asphaltum; camphor; ... show more

Dutch: koolteer, hars, pek, pik, teer
Polish: smoła



2 tar

A man who serves as a sailor.

synonyms: gob, Jack, Jack-tar, mariner, old salt, sea dog, seafarer, seaman.

Roget 269: sailor, mariner, navigator; seaman, seafarer, seafaring man; dock walloper [Slang]; tar, jack tar, salt, able seaman, A.    B.; man-of-war's man, bluejacket, ... show more

Dutch: gob, matroos, varensman, zeeman, zeevaarder
Polish: marynarz

verb

1 tar

Coat with tar.

Roget 223: cover; superpose, superimpose; overlay, overspread; wrap etc. 225; encase, incase; face, case, veneer, ... show more


Moby thesaurus: AB, Amytal, Amytal pill, Ancient Mariner, Argonaut, Demerol, Dolophine, Dylan, Flying Dutchman, H, Luminal, Luminal pill, M, Mickey Finn, Nembutal, Nembutal pill, Neptune, OD, Poseidon, Seconal ... show more.

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