Definition of tar ball in English:
A lump of solidified crude oil found in or on the sea, or washed up on shore.
- Of course, locals are nervous regardless of whether the tar balls washed up.
- US authorities estimated the oil from the Gulf spill could push "tar balls" into the Mississippi river.
- You're going to see tar balls near the water.
Definition of tar ball in:
- US English dictionary
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