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English noun: tare

1. tare (possession) an adjustment made for the weight of the packaging in order to determine the net weight of the goods


Broader (hypernym)adjustment, allowance

2. tare (plant) any of several weedy vetches grown for forage


Broader (hypernym)vetch


Narrower (hyponym)hairy tare, hairy vetch, Vicia villosa


Member meronymgenus Vicia, Vicia

3. tare (plant) weedy annual grass often occurs in grainfields and other cultivated land; seeds sometimes considered poisonous


Synonymsbearded darnel, cheat, darnel, Lolium temulentum


Broader (hypernym)rye grass, ryegrass

4. tare (attribute) the weight of a motor vehicle, railroad car, or aircraft without its fuel or cargo


Broader (hypernym)weight

5. tare (artifact) (chemical analysis) a counterweight used in chemical analysis; consists of an empty container that counterbalances the weight of the container holding chemicals


Broader (hypernym)balance, counterbalance, counterpoise, counterweight, equaliser, equalizer


Domain categorychemical analysis, qualitative analysis









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