Meaning of “tarp” in the English Dictionary

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"tarp" in American English

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tarpnoun [ C ]

us /tɑrp/ also tarpaulin, /tɑrˈpɔ·lɪn, ˈtɑr·pə-/

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.

(Definition of “tarp” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)