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Spanish translation of “tar”


noun /taː/
any of several kinds of thick, black, sticky material obtained from wood, coal etc and used eg in roadmaking
alquitrán, brea, chapapote
a vat of tar.
tarry adjective of or like tar; covered with tar.
alquitranado, embreado
(Definition of tar from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)

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