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Idioms about tar
- to coat (a person) with tar and feathers as a punishment or humiliation.
- to punish severely: She should be tarred and feathered for what she has done.
Origin of tar1
OTHER WORDS FROM tarnon·tarred, adjectiveun·tarred, adjective
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Other definitions for tar (2 of 2)
OTHER WORDS FOR tar
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synonym study for tar
How to use tar in a sentence
The tar that holds old metal roofs together sometimes melts.Postcard From Thermal: Surviving the Climate Gap in Eastern Coachella Valley|by Elizabeth Weil and Mauricio Rodríguez Pons|August 17, 2021|ProPublica
By taring the weight, you can use one bowl for all of your ingredients.Best kitchen scales: This handy kitchen essential is a must-have for baking and beyond|Irena Collaku|July 24, 2021|Popular-Science
An additional complication to the cleanup, Mowers said, was that if the liquid tar sets for a period, it can harden on the road.Part of Beltway reopens, hours after a crash where a tractor-trailer spilled hot asphalt|Dana Hedgpeth|July 1, 2021|Washington Post
In the tobacco case, they went out and found all the studies where mice painted with tobacco tar didn’t get cancer.Why Misinformation Is About Who You Trust, Not What You Think - Issue 100: Outsiders|Brian Gallagher & Kevin Berger|May 26, 2021|Nautilus
If they’re going to get tarred as privacy-invasive, no amount of payoff is worth it.
The State Department found that with high oil prices, the tar sands would be mined for oil, pipeline or no.
Pulling oil from the tar sands is costly, even more so when you tack transportation costs on top.
Therefore, we should—you guessed it—develop the Canadian tar sands and build the Keystone pipeline.How Canadian Oilmen Pinkwash the Keystone Pipeline|Jay Michaelson|December 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Loescher repeatedly emphasized that these sites are by no means limited to the La Brea Tar Pits.The Fiery Underground Oil Pit Eating L.A.|Geoff Manaugh|December 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It would transport bitumen and liquefied natural gas drawn from the tar sands to refineries on the Gulf Coast, mainly in Texas.The Pipeline From Hell: There’s No Good Reason to Build Keystone XL|Jack Holmes|November 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
This is not the first time in history when the lack of a ha'porth of tar has spoilt the ship of State.Gallipoli Diary, Volume I|Ian Hamilton
We may burn coal and thus change is appearance, but its particles are all there, in the form of gas, ashes or tar.Gospel Philosophy|J. H. Ward
Shortly before ten, two tar-barrels were observed burning in a north-easterly direction.
While Stanley loaded a small carronade, young Welton got up blue lights and an empty tar-barrel.
In tar-kiln burning only dead wood is used, the green tree yielding less tar and of lower quality.The Wonder Book of Knowledge|Various
British Dictionary definitions for tar (1 of 2)
Derived forms of tartarry, adjectivetarriness, noun
Word Origin for tar
British Dictionary definitions for tar (2 of 2)
Word Origin for tar
Scientific definitions for tar
Other Idioms and Phrases with tar
In addition to the idiom beginning with tar
- tar and feather
- beat the living daylights (tar) out of