Definition of Tare

1. Noun. An adjustment made for the weight of the packaging in order to determine the net weight of the goods.

Generic synonyms: Adjustment, Allowance

2. Noun. Any of several weedy vetches grown for forage.
Group relationships: Genus Vicia, Vicia
Generic synonyms: Vetch
Specialized synonyms: Hairy Tare, Hairy Vetch, Vicia Villosa

3. Noun. Weedy annual grass often occurs in grainfields and other cultivated land; seeds sometimes considered poisonous.
Exact synonyms: Bearded Darnel, Cheat, Darnel, Lolium Temulentum
Generic synonyms: Rye Grass, Ryegrass

4. Noun. The weight of a motor vehicle, railroad car, or aircraft without its fuel or cargo.
Generic synonyms: Weight

5. Noun. (chemical analysis) a counterweight used in chemical analysis; consists of an empty container that counterbalances the weight of the container holding chemicals.

Definition of Tare

1. imp. Tore.

2. n. A weed that grows among wheat and other grain; -- alleged by modern naturalists to be the Lolium temulentum, or darnel.

3. n. Deficientcy in the weight or quantity of goods by reason of the weight of the cask, bag, or whatever contains the commodity, and is weighed with it; hence, the allowance or abatement of a certain weight or quantity which the seller makes to the buyer on account of the weight of such cask, bag, etc.

4. v. t. To ascertain or mark the tare of (goods).

Definition of Tare

1. Noun. (rare) A vetch, or the seed of a vetch. ¹

2. Noun. (rare) A damaging weed growing in fields of grain (with reference to Matthew 13:25: "But while men slept, his enemy came and sowed tares among the wheat, and went his way." The King James Version (Authorized)) ¹

3. Noun. The empty weight of a container. ¹

4. Verb. (chiefly business and legal) To take into account the weight of the container, wrapping etc. in weighting merchandise. ¹

5. Verb. (sciences) To set a zero value on an instrument (usually a balance) that discounts the starting point. ¹

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Definition of Tare

1. to determine the weight of a container holding goods [v TARED, TARING, TARES]

Medical Definition of Tare

1. 1. A weed that grows among wheat and other grain; alleged by modern naturalists to be the Lolium temulentum, or darnel. "Didst not thou sow good seed in thy field? From whence then hath it tares?" (Matt. Xiii. 27) "The "darnel" is said to be the tares of Scripture, and is the only deleterious species belonging to the whole order." (Baird) 2. A name of several climbing or diffuse leguminous herbs of the genus Vicia; especially, the V. Sativa, sometimes grown for fodder. Origin: Cf. Prov. E. Tare brisk, eager, OE. Tarefitch the wild vetch. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Tare

tardive cyanosis
tardive dyskinesia
tardive dyskinesias
tardy slip
tardy slips
tare (current term)
taret organ
target acquisition system

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