Definitions

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  • n. Plural form of tarp.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Instead they continue living in tarps and tents, sometimes reinforced with metal or wood.

    Haiti Storm Shreds Earthquake Survivors' Tents, Kills 5

  • Heat under the tarps is brutal, we can't take it any more.

    Beverly Bell: Citizen Protests, Government Repression Mount in Haiti

  • I am going to be needing this bit of comfort-I came home today to discover that my plants had been moved again, and my apartment's porch shrouded in tarps ... there are roofers here now, for who knows how long.

    Minestrone for Days on End

  • Same with tennis: The groundskeepers at Wimbledon have had decades to practice pulling out the rain tarps and emptying out the parking lots.

    Athens Olympics

  • The New York Times called the tarps a step "to preserve the dignity of the dead," but Mayor Rudolph Giuliani's press office has been so unresponsive to ARCHAEOLOGY's questions about the project (insisting that all requests for interviews be channeled through it and then failing to return multiple phone calls) that the tarps seem rather a step to shield the site from public scrutiny.

    Cover-up at City Hall?

  • Raborn figures the tarps are a savvy business move.

    The Roanoke Times: Home page

  • The American Red Cross is expanding its assistance to Pakistan, sending relief supplies such as tarps, blankets and kitchen items and mobilizing relief workers.

    Organizations taking donations to help flood victims in Pakistan

  • "The 32 tons of supplies, such as tarps, jerricans and buckets that we are sending will bring much-needed relief to the victims of Hurricane Dean."

    Archive 2007-08-01

  • Bowers was preparing breakfast by lamplight when Kate clanged the triangle of iron to awaken two herders asleep in their "tarps" under the willows.

    The Fighting Shepherdess

  • The agency is shipping in food, water and other commodities, such as tarps, he said.

    Elites TV

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