nounNorth American • informal
- A tarpaulin sheet or cover.More example sentences
- The tarps are used to cover storm-damaged roofs.
- The stage is half-soaked from blowing rain; the tarps covering the drums and percussion are all pretty wet.
- They added outfield bleacher seats, a batting cage, and tarps to cover the field.
early 20th century: abbreviation.
More definitions of tarpDefinition of tarp in:
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