Definition of Tar paper

1. Noun. A heavy paper impregnated with tar and used as part of a roof for waterproofing.

Exact synonyms: Roofing Paper
Generic synonyms: Paper, Roofing Material

Definition of Tar paper

1. Noun. (alternative spelling of tarpaper) ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tar Paper

tar acne
tar and feather
tar boil
tar camphor
tar paper (current term)
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tar pit
tar sand
tar sands
tar with the same brush
tara vine
tarahumara frog

Literary usage of Tar paper

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1. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1888)
"After completing one block, ii, I place the tar-paper b along the edge where the next block is to be formed, and I put the plastic composition for such next ..."

2. Supreme Court Reporter by Robert Desty, United States Supreme Court, West Publishing Company (1887)
"paper, or other suitable material, in the following manner: After completing one block, a, I place the tar-paper, 6, along the edge where the next block is ..."

3. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Circuit Court of the United by Samuel Blatchford (1879)
"[In such cases, however, where cheapness is an object, the tar paper may be omitted, ... The arrangement of tar paper, or its equivalent, between adjoining ..."

4. Fire Insurance Inspection & Underwriting by Charles Carroll Dominge, W. O. Lincoln (1920)
"tar paper while cooling after being made, sometimes takes fire spontaneously ... tar paper MANUFACTURING—Coating is a heavy coal tar oil containing impure ..."

5. Decisions on the Law of Patents for Inventions Rendered by [English Courts by United States Supreme Court, Benjamin Vaughan Abbott, Woodbury Lowery (1892)
"In this manner I proceed in making all the blocks until the pavement is completed, interposing tar-paper between their several joints as described. ..."

6. The Economics of Contracting: A Treatise for Contractors, Engineers by Daniel Jacob Hauer (1911)
"tar paper for covering the sides of the buildings need only be 2-ply; ... If the shacks are built in the fall of the year, tar paper roofs without being ..."

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