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What is "Tarpaulin" - Definition & Explanation
Last Updated on: 31-Mar-2023 (11 months, 3 days ago)
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Tarpaulin
A tarpaulin or tarp is a large sheet of strong, flexible, water resistant or waterproof cloth, often canvas coated with plastic or latex. Tarps are used as shelter from the elements ? i.e. wind, rain, or sunlight ? and may also be used for ground cover in camping or for protecting vehicles from damage.
Tarpaulin
Waterproofed and treated canvas used for covering hatches, boats and other gear on board ship.
Tarpaulin
Waterproofed canvas. Sometimes of nylon or othermanmade fiber.

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