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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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Eligibility Criteria : Procurement of Knapsack sprayer, Tarpaulin sheet and Vermi bed items under Mushroom Unit for Manipur
Pre Qualification: Procurement of knapsack sprayer, tarpaulin sheet and vermi bed items under mushroom unit for manipur Eligibility Criteria : Procurement of Knapsack sprayer, Tarpaulin sheet and Vermi bed items under Mushroom Unit for Manipur Document cost : INR 500 EMD value : INR 25000 Document Purchase Start date : 16 Nov 2018 Document Purchase End date : 10 Dec 2018 Opening date : 12 Dec 2018
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'Plus tarpaulin with the text of our Mutual Defense Treaty which threatens World War III when either party has been attacked by any country not invited to [the] party,' he added.
Villar said tarpaulin bags are "the more durable and environment-friendly substitute for plastic bags."
The tarpaulin bags will be given out to the public for free as part of the senator's advocacy for plastic recycling.
[USPRwire, Wed May 08 2019] Market Research Reports Search Engine (MRRSE) has recently updated its massive report catalog by adding a fresh study titled " Tarpaulin Sheets Market key Insights Based on Product Type, End-use and Regional Demand Till 2028 ".
Summary: The global market for tarpaulin sheets was valued at US$ 7,012.2 million in 2017.
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