tarpaulin

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tar·pau·lin

 (tär-pô′lĭn, tär′pə-)
n.
1. Material, such as waterproofed canvas, used to cover and protect things from moisture.
2. A sheet of this material.

[Probably alteration of tar + pall + -ing.]

tarpaulin

(tɑːˈpɔːlɪn)
n
1. (Textiles) a heavy hard-wearing waterproof fabric made of canvas or similar material coated with tar, wax, or paint, for outdoor use as a protective covering against moisture
2. (Textiles) a sheet of this fabric
3. (Clothing & Fashion) a hat of or covered with this fabric, esp a sailor's hat
4. (Nautical Terms) a rare word for seaman
[C17: probably from tar1 + pall1 + -ing1]

tar•pau•lin

(tɑrˈpɔ lɪn, ˈtɑr pə lɪn)

n.
1. a sheet of waterproofed canvas or other material used as a protective covering for objects exposed to the weather.
2. a sailor.
[1595–1605; earlier tarpauling]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.tarpaulin - waterproofed canvastarpaulin - waterproofed canvas      
canvas, canvass - a heavy, closely woven fabric (used for clothing or chairs or sails or tents)
Translations
تَرْبولين: قِماش مع قُطران سَدود للماءمُشَمَّع
celtovinanepromokavá plachta
imprægneret presenningpresenningsstof
merimiesöljykankainen suojapeite
cerada
vízhatlan ponyva
segldúkur
タール塗り防水布
방수 시트
brezentas
brezents
nepremokavá plachta
presenning
ผ้าใบอาบน้ำมันใช้ทำผ้าคลุมกันฝน
vải dầu

tarpaulin

[tɑːˈpɔːlɪn] Nlona f alquitranada

tarpaulin

[tɑːrˈpɔːlɪn] nbâche f goudronnée

tarpaulin

n
(= waterproof sheet)Plane f; (Naut) → Persenning f
tarpaulins pl (= clothes)Ölzeug nt

tarpaulin

[tɑːˈpɔːlɪn] n (waterproof cover) → (tela) incerata

tarpaulin

(taːˈpoːlin) noun
(a sheet of) a kind of strong waterproof material. He covered his car with a (sheet of) tarpaulin.

tarpaulin

مُشَمَّع celtovina presenningsstof Plane μουσαμάς lona öljykankainen suojapeite bâche cerada telone impermeabile タール塗り防水布 방수 시트 geteerd zeildoek presenning brezent lona impermeabilizada, oleado брезент presenning ผ้าใบอาบน้ำมันใช้ทำผ้าคลุมกันฝน tente vải dầu 防水油布