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tarenoun [ U or S ]

uk /teər/ us also tare weight

MEASURES, TRANSPORT the weight of a vehicle or container when empty, taken away from the combined weight of the vehicle, etc. plus the goods it is carrying to find the net weight of the goods:

MEASURES the weight of the material in which goods are wrapped, taken away from the total weight of the goods including this material to find the net weight of the goods:

In surveying meat packaging, we found that the overweight from tare ranged from .01 pounds to .33 pounds.

(Definition of “tare” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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