There are 2 translations of tar in Spanish:

tar1

Pronunciation: /tɑːr; tɑː(r)/

n

  • 1 u 1.1 (for roads) alquitrán (m), chapopote (m) (Méx) ; (in cosmetics) brea (f) a tar based soap/shampoo un jabón/champú a la brea to beat the tar out of sb (AmE) [colloquial/familiar] moler* a algn a palos [familiar/colloquial], sacarle* la mugre a algn (AmL) [familiar/colloquial]
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    • Depending on the type and location of the flashings, roofing tar or silicone or butyl rubber sealants can be used to seal small cracks and gaps.
    • Using oils, acrylics, resin and tar on both wood and canvas support, the work reflects industrial, urban, suburban and natural views.
    • For roofs this is generally done by applying a coating such as tar, acrylic, silicone or rubberized paint.
    1.2 (in cigarettes) alquitrán (m) low tar cigarettes cigarrillos (mpl) de bajo contenido en alquitrán
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    • The ratio of tar to nicotine produced in the tobacco smoke of low tar cigarettes is in fact closely similar to that of conventional cigarettes.
    • Since 1980, members of the coalition have tried to persuade tobacco companies to limit the yields of tar and nicotine in cigarettes sold in developing countries and to add health warnings on their packaging.
    • Although triggers such as tobacco tar and radioactive radon gas are known to be linked to lung cancer, little is understood of the genetic damage that causes the disease.
  • 2 c (sailor) [colloq & dated] marinero (m)
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    • Earlier though, someone shouts the word ‘Avast!’ at a bunch of mutinous tars and everyone just giggles.’
    • To the tars of Victoria's navy, especially those returning from the farthest flung corners of the empire, the Azores were the gateway to home.
    • He is known to have had an eye for the ladies; he also could down a good tipple with the best of the tars.

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There are 2 translations of tar in Spanish:

tar2

vt (-rr-)

  • [road/fence] alquitranar; [roof] impermeabilizar* (con alquitrán) to tar and feather sb emplumar a algn
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    • The inside of the bomb is tarred to keep the explosive away from the metal on the inside of the bomb.
    • Proper tarred roads should be built in rural areas and bus facilities made available in every nook and corner of the State.
    • He said although the distance being tarred may not be very long, its significance to the local economy is immense.

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Cultural fact of the day

peronismo is a political movement, known officially as justicialismo, named for the populist politician Colonel Juan Domingo Perón, elected President of Argentina in 1946. An admirer of Italian fascism, Perón claimed always to be a champion of the workers and the poor, the descamisados (shirtless ones), to whom his first wife Eva Duarte (`Evita') became a kind of icon, especially after her death in 1952. Although he instituted some social reforms, Perón's regime proved increasingly repressive and he was ousted by the army in 1955. He returned from exile to become president in 1973, but died in office a year later. The Partido Justicialista has governed Argentina almost continuously since 1989, under Presidents Carlos Menem, Néstor Kirchner, and Cristina Fernández de Kirchner, Néstor Kirchner's widow, who was re-elected President in 2011.