American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. The bark of various trees used as a source of tannin.
- n. Shredded bark from which the tannin has been extracted, used to cover circus arenas, racetracks, and other surfaces.
- n. See tan oak.
- n. The bark of the oak (or other trees) used as a source of tannin
- n. The spent bark used as a ground covering
- n. bark rich in tannin; bruised and cut in pieces to use for tanning; spent tanbark used as a ground covering
“The armory was only 200 feet by 100 feet with a concrete floor, covered in dirt and tanbark for the occasion.”
“In order to further analyze the scientific validity of some of the items on my newly-written happiness list (for more see My happiness list: chat walks, snuggles, tanbark and obits), I have posted a few below and attached a bit on the corresponding studies from the field of happiness research.”
“In order to further analyze the scientific validity of some of the items on my newly-written happiness list for more see My happiness list: chat walks, snuggles, tanbark and obits, I have posted a few below and attached a bit on the corresponding studies from the field of happiness research.”
“Between 700 m and 950 m, there is a mixed community of evergreen and deciduous broad-leaved trees, including oak Quercus spp., tanbark oak Lithocarpus harlandii, and Daphniphyllum spp.”
“The boat is solid and the varnished deck is the colour scheme my boat would be, with a tanbark sail to set it off, golden-wood mast and a strong, solid colour for the hull - navy, olive or maroon would be nice.”
“Among tree species are Eyer evergreen chinquapin Castonopsis eyeri, Farges evergreen chinquapin C. fabri, Hance tanbark oak Lithocarpus hancei, blue Japanese oak Cyclobalanopsis glauca, Taiwan pine Pinus taiwanesis, Chinese little-leaf box tree Buxus sinica var. parvifolia, common Chinese birch Cunninghmia lanceolata, Chinese cedar Cryptomeria fortunei, Masson pine P. Massoniana, etc.”
“His legs are locked around the monkey bars, his arms folded, his head centimetres from the tanbark.”
“Never mind his falls feet and his tanbark complexion.”
“He fell in love with the place, its fertile soil, its ancient redwoods, firs, tanbark oaks, maples, madrones and manzanitas, its canyons, silvery streams and springs, and its isolation.”
“June 5th, 2006 at 9:40 pm tanbark says: June 5th, 2006 at 7:27 pm”
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