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Chinese (Simplified) translation of “tarpaulin”

tarpaulin

noun [C or U]     /tɑːˈpɔː.lɪn/ US  /tɑːrˈpɑː-/ (US usually tarp)
(a large piece of) heavy waterproof cloth used as a covering
柏油帆布,(防水)油布;篷帆布
Coverings and layers
(Definition of tarpaulin noun from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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