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tare2

tare2

 
pronunciation:
teIr
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb
part of speech: noun
definition 1: the weight of a carrier, container, or wrapper deducted from the gross weight of goods to determine the net weight of the contents.
definition 2: the deduction made from the gross weight to allow for this.
definition 3: a counterbalance used in chemical analysis to balance the weight of a container.
 
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: tared, tares, taring
definition: to determine, note, or make an allowance for the weight of (a carrier or container of goods).