- 1A vetch, especially the common vetch.More example sentences
- Good soil is made by plenty of bulky waste organic material or growing winter tares or clover during a resting year.
- This year I'm using winter tares - a winter hardy vetch which will fix nitrogen and provide good protection, but in the past I've also used clovers, buckwheat, phacelia and grazing rye.
- The juniors are fishing at Rawcliffe Lake on a Tuesday evening at present where lots of roach are taking an interest in hemp and tares.
- 2 (tares) (In biblical use) an injurious weed resembling wheat when young (Matt. 13:24-30).More example sentences
- Some recover and go on to ‘produce a good crop,’ while others become weeds, or tares in God's field, of whom Jesus Christ made a dire warning in another of His parables.
- This is summed up in the biblical antitheses between the wheat and the tares, the old man and the new, outward and inward.
- Then Jesus sent the multitude away, and went into the house: and His disciples came unto Him, saying, Declare unto us the parable of the tares of the field.
Middle English: of unknown origin.
- 1An allowance made for the weight of the packaging in order to determine the net weight of goods.More example sentences
- The tare weight of a 463L pallet is about 300 pounds.
- After factoring in the tare weight, or weight of the empty bottle, the operator can determine how much liquid is left inside.
- In comparison, 40-foot containers have a tare weight of 7,000 pounds, a payload of 60,000 pounds, and a gross weight capacity of 67,000 pounds.
- 1.1The weight of a motor vehicle, railroad car, or aircraft without its fuel or load.More example sentences
- Side loading eliminated the need to drive over the deck to reach other flat cars, so it was eliminated, along with its expense, and more importantly, tare weight.
- With only 1725 kg tare weight, the engine certainly produced plenty of power in all circumstances.
- This tag is used to identify automatically the vehicle and its relevant tare mass, after which the gross mass is determined by weighbridge instrumentation.
late Middle English: from French, literally 'deficiency, tare', from medieval Latin tara, based on Arabic ṭaraḥa 'reject, deduct'.