tar - Wiktionary

Jan 01, 2020 · (usually uncountable) A black, oily, sticky, viscous substance, consisting mainly of hydrocarbons derived from organic materials such as wood, peat, or coal.· Coal tar.· (uncountable) A solid residual byproduct of tobacco smoke. (slang, dated) A sailor, because of the traditional tarpaulin clothes. Synonym: Jack Tar 1915, W. McMann, Our Picture Show ...…

Urban Dictionary: TA

A slang word for Thanks. The word is a result of the heavy Danish influence on the English language. Most people do not realize that the English language roots are really Danish or Jutland. Equiped with this knowledge this word is easy to decipher. The Danish word for Thanks is tak. In Scotland and upper England it was common to drop the k at the end because of the way words were pronounced ...…

Tar - definition of tar by The Free Dictionary

tar 1 (tär) n. 1. A dark, oily, viscous material, consisting mainly of hydrocarbons, produced by the destructive distillation of organic substances such as wood, coal, or peat. 2. See coal tar. 3. A solid residue of tobacco smoke containing byproducts of combustion. tr.v. tarred, tar·ring, tars To coat with or as if with tar. Idioms: tar and feather 1 ...…