Origin of tarp
Related Words for tarptarpaulin, tarp, lid, canvas, sheet, mask, screen, cap, envelope, roof, jacket, front, umbrella, dress, top, tent, fly, shade, duck, sailcloth
Examples from the Web for tarp
Contemporary Examples of tarp
Instagram photos from that day show Finney and his crew setting up under a tarp outside.FinnaRage Wants You to Rage at Its Parties. So What if It Ends Up a Riot?
October 27, 2014
Just behind them, a tarp was pulled across a now flooded ditch.The Fourth War: My Lunch with a Jihadi
January 21, 2014
The school is nothing more than a circle of rocks and stones and a tarp placed on the ground on which the students sit.The Afghan Village That Saved Navy SEAL Marcus Luttrell
Sami Yousafzai, Ron Moreau
November 8, 2013
Yes, the TARP funds have largely been paid back, and many of the emergency insurance and guarantee efforts have ended.Banks Are Thriving Despite Regulations Thanks to Economic Growth
May 30, 2013
The report also criticized the lack of transparency surrounding the TARP.Jack Lew and the Obama Administration’s Finance-Friendly Status Quo
February 19, 2013
Historical Examples of tarp
The tarp is simple and cheap and is easily accommodated to circumstances.Pluck on the Long Trail
Edwin L. Sabin
I remained under the tarp, and as Creed was going my way I let him do the driving.The Promise
James B. Hendryx
The Friars tarp was next to mine, an I raised myself on my elbow an looked at it.
After a time the Friar did go to bed in Horaces tarp in the corner.
He struggled a while, not in hope, merely in refusal to surrender, and dislodged the tarp.Wilderness of Spring
- US, Australian and NZ an informal word for tarpaulin
- Troubled Assets Relief Program: a fund providing money to increase the liquidity of financial institutions
1906, American English, informal shortening of tarpaulin.