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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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