tarpaulin

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tarpaulin

1. a heavy hard-wearing waterproof fabric made of canvas or similar material coated with tar, wax, or paint, for outdoor use as a protective covering against moisture
2. a sheet of this fabric
3. a rare word for seaman

tarpaulin

[′tär·pə·lən]
(materials)
A sheet of waterproof canvas or other material; used to cover and protect construction materials and equipment, athletic fields, vehicles, or other exposed objects.

tarpaulin

A waterproof cloth, esp. one used in large sheets for covering anything exposed to the weather.
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She passed boarded-up windows, blown-out neon signs, a smashed roof covered in a blue tarp, and came to a stop at the site of an old neighborhood park, near her childhood home, that had long ago been purchased and closed down by Shell.
We did a lot of sensory training with waving flags, going around a truck with lights and siren going off, around road flares, walking over a blue tarp on the ground, kids waving pool noodles at him, [and] spraying them with silly string while riding by.
I agree with those who have written that the city of Eugene's proposed tax to help local schools is a "Hail Mary pass," the tossing of an old blue tarp over a leaky roof, a throwing of money at something seriously broken.
Reuse Your Refuse will show readers how to work up: soft drink can resin pendant; credit card necklace; vintage tie cuff; LP adaptor earrings; poker chip necklace; dice bobby pins; stamp brooch; license plate pendant; cork bracelet; resistor earrings; bread bag clamp earrings; guitar pick keychain; camera cozy; album cover iPod holder; blue tarp checkbook cover; recycled sweater purse; lawn chair webbing bag; magazine purse; plastic shopping bag clutch; can mosaic; game board clock; discarded bottle vase; bottle cap magnets; light switch cover; photo negative lampshade; map photo frame; romance novel cover tissue box cover; used bean dip can candle; beer case and recycled paper notebook; cork sculpture; pretty gift boxes, and much more.
Damaged houses that weren't obliterated were covered in blue tarp.
No problem - fix the leak later (likely much later), but throw a blue tarp over it for now.
has introduced a new solution that provides temporary protection to exposed roof decks that is more visually pleasing than a common blue tarp, and long lasting water shedding protection underneath the finished roofing shingles.
Now, what began as a makeshift classroom on a blue tarp has opened doors for over 6,000 local children.
But his face absolutely beamed happiness when he saw what his friends were able to do with a simple blue tarp.
Following a 7-1 loss to the Marlins in front of 26,211, a game in which rookie left-hander and former Long Beach State star Jason Vargas pitched a six-hitter, more than one Dodger complained about the unusual hitter's background, which consists of a teal blue tarp secured over three sections of seats in center field.
Over the past 10 years, SEGF has invested in some of the leading companies in the state such as Blue Tarp, Intellicare, Looks Gourmet Seafood, and Recruiternet.
officers responded to Rocky Pond Road for a blue tarp left on the side of the road.