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The Dictionary of English Nautical Language Database: Search Results

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Term: tar (n)
Definition: 1) A thick black liquid made from distilled coal residue, used to seal joints and seams. 2) A sailor. Jack Tar.
See Also: sailor, seaman, waterman, Jack tar

Term: tar (v)
Definition: To coat with black petroleum distillates, pitch or resin in order to protect an item from corrosion or to keep the water from leaking in.

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