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English definition of “tarp”

tarp

noun [C]  /tɑrp/ ( also tarpaulin,  /tɑrˈpɔ·lɪn, ˈtɑr·pə-/) us  
a large piece of waterproof cloth or plastic that is used as a cover: We hung a tarp above the picnic table to keep it dry if it rains. A tarp was draped over the boxes.
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