tarp

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Etymology 1[edit]

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Noun[edit]

tarp (plural tarps)

  1. Short form of tarpaulin.
    • 1986, Paul Chadwick, Concrete: Under the Desert Stars, Dark Horse Books
      {Gun pointing at head} Sorry, Quigley, but you had your chance to cooperate. / Bob, straighten the tarp, we don’t want the rug splattered.
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  • The short form might be perceived as informal, but it has replaced tarpaulin in most situations.
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Verb[edit]

tarp (third-person singular simple present tarps, present participle tarping, simple past and past participle tarped)

  1. To cover something with a tarpaulin.
    • 2001, Verne Huser, River Running: Canoeing, Kayaking, Rowing, Rafting, p. 136
      The load may be tarped for serious white water, but tarped or not, everything should be tied securely in case of capsize.
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Noun[edit]

tarp (plural tarps)

  1. (humorous, chiefly Internet slang) Deliberate misspelling of trap.

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Lithuanian[edit]

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tar̃p (with genitive)

  1. between
    Koks skirtumas tarp vyrų ir moterų?
    What's the difference between men and women?
    Šuo yra grindyse tarp katės ir sienos.
    The dog is on the floor between the cat and the wall.