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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Blue Tarp Brewing Company is Decatur's first full-scale production brewery, launched in December 2012.
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Game is interrupted three times by torrential downpour, rollout of big blue tarp, delay of 45 minutes.
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Zheng Minyan, 44, who was under a blue tarp with a dozen of his family members and a small dog, said that he believed his house was still standing and that he would return Wednesday to assess whether his family might be able to move back in.
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