There are 2 definitions of tare in English:

tare1

Syllabification: tare
Pronunciation: /te(ə)r
 
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noun

1A vetch, especially the common vetch.
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  • 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).
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  • 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.

Origin

Middle English: of unknown origin.

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There are 2 definitions of tare in English:

tare2

Syllabification: tare
Pronunciation: /
 
te(ə)r/

noun

1An allowance made for the weight of the packaging in order to determine the net weight of goods.
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  • 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.
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  • 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.

Origin

late Middle English: from French, literally 'deficiency, tare', from medieval Latin tara, based on Arabic ṭaraḥa 'reject, deduct'.

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