tarp

[ tahrp ]
/ tɑrp /

noun Informal.

Origin of tarp

An Americanism dating back to 1905–10; by shortening
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British Dictionary definitions for tarp (1 of 2)

tarp
/ (tɑːp) /

noun

US, Australian and NZ an informal word for tarpaulin

British Dictionary definitions for tarp (2 of 2)

TARP
/ (tɑːp) /

n acronym for (in the US)

Troubled Assets Relief Program: a fund providing money to increase the liquidity of financial institutions
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