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German translation of “tarpaulin”

tarpaulin

noun /taːˈpoːlin/
(a sheet of) a kind of strong waterproof material
der Persenning, die Plaue
He covered his car with a (sheet of) tarpaulin.
(Definition of tarpaulin from the Password English-German Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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