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(--- Acoustics) The distinctive quality of a sound, dependent primarily on the frequency of the sound waves produced by its source.
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  1. (--- Acoustics) The distinctive quality of a sound, dependent primarily on the frequency of the sound waves produced by its source.
  2. Any of various thick, dark, sticky substances obtained from the distillation residue of coal tar, wood tar, or petroleum and used for waterproofing, roofing, caulking, and paving.
  3. A level or degree, as of intensity:
A viscous black liquid containing numerous organic compounds that is obtained by the destructive distillation of coal and used as a roofing, waterproofing, and insulating compound and as a raw material for many dyes, drugs, and paints.
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  1. A viscous black liquid containing numerous organic compounds that is obtained by the destructive distillation of coal and used as a roofing, waterproofing, and insulating compound and as a raw material for many dyes, drugs, and paints.
  2. A black, thick, opaque liquid obtained by the destructive distillation of bituminous coal, used in making dyes, medicines, plastics, paints, etc.
A dark, sticky, syruplike substance obtained by destructive distillation of wood and used in the preservation of timber, rope, etc.
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  1. A dark, sticky, syruplike substance obtained by destructive distillation of wood and used in the preservation of timber, rope, etc.
A liquid condensed from vapor in distillation.
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  1. A liquid condensed from vapor in distillation.
  2. A product of distillation; liquid obtained by distilling
  3. The liquid that has been condensed from vapour during distillation; normally a purified form or a fraction of an original liquid
A mixture of this with sand or gravel, for cementing, paving, roofing, etc.
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  1. A mixture of this with sand or gravel, for cementing, paving, roofing, etc.
  2. A thick, sticky, dark-brown mixture of petroleum tars used in paving, roofing, and waterproofing. Asphalt is produced as a byproduct in refining petroleum or is found in natural beds.
  3. A brown or black, tarlike, bituminous substance that consists mainly of hydrocarbons, found in large flat beds or made by refining petroleum
  1. Any of various artificial substances, such as polyurethane, that have similar properties to natural resins and are used to make plastics.
  2. Any of numerous clear to translucent yellow or brown, solid or semisolid, viscous substances of plant origin, such as copal, rosin, and amber, used principally in lacquers, varnishes, inks, adhesives, plastics, and pharmaceuticals. Resins are usually insoluble in water.
A noncommissioned rank in the US Navy or Coast Guard that is above seaman apprentice and below petty officer.
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  1. A noncommissioned rank in the US Navy or Coast Guard that is above seaman apprentice and below petty officer.
  2. One who holds the rank of seaman, seaman apprentice, or seaman recruit.
  3. (U.S. Navy) An enlisted person ranking below a petty officer third class, whose general duties involve most ships' equipment other than boilers and engines
A sailor; seaman
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  1. A sailor; seaman
  2. (Baseball) A player on the team the Seattle Mariners.
  3. One who navigates or assists in navigating a ship.
A sailor or mariner.
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  1. A sailor or mariner.
  2. A person who travels by sea.
  3. One who travels by sea.
(Idiomatic) A seasoned sailor, especially one who is hardy and forthright in manner.
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  1. (Idiomatic) A seasoned sailor, especially one who is hardy and forthright in manner.
A person or thing hard to get rid of
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  1. A person or thing hard to get rid of
  2. Any member of various orders of saltwater cirriped crustaceans that cement themselves to rocks, wharves, ship bottoms, etc. and to other animals, as whales, after a free-swimming larval stage
  3. Any of various marine crustaceans of the subclass Cirripedia that in the adult stage form a hard shell which remains attached to submerged surfaces such as rocks and ships' hulls, and that have feathery appendages used for filter feeding.
(Naut.) A small flag usually flown on a ship's bow to show nationality, often, specif., union jack
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  1. (Naut.) A small flag usually flown on a ship's bow to show nationality, often, specif., union jack
  2. A coarse mediaeval coat of defence, especially one made of leather.
  3. (Short for) jack rabbit
(Informal) A midshipman.
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  1. (Informal) A midshipman.
  2. A middy blouse.
  3. A loose blouse with a sailor collar, worn by women and children
(Nautical) A support or brace, especially the iron crosstree on a topgallant masthead.
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  1. (Nautical) A support or brace, especially the iron crosstree on a topgallant masthead.
  2. A fruit-flavored alcoholic liquor, as applejack
  3. Any of the small stones or six-pronged metal pieces used in playing
A sailor; seaman
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  1. A sailor; seaman
  2. One who navigates or assists in navigating a ship.
  3. (Baseball) A player on the team the Seattle Mariners.
A device that navigates an aircraft, automobile or missile
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  1. A device that navigates an aircraft, automobile or missile
  2. A person who navigates; esp., one skilled or employed in plotting the course for a ship or aircraft
  3. A person who navigates, especially an officer with that responsibility on a ship or an aircrew member with that responsibility on an aircraft
A person who makes a living by sailing; mariner; seaman
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  1. A person who makes a living by sailing; mariner; seaman
  2. A straw hat with a low, flat crown and flat brim
  3. One who travels by water.
Any of various seals
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  1. Any of various seals
  2. An experienced sailor
  3. A seal or a similar marine mammal.
A traveler by sea; esp., a sailor
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  1. A traveler by sea; esp., a sailor
  2. One who travels by sea.
  3. A person who travels by sea.
A sailor; mariner
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  1. A sailor; mariner
  2. One who holds the rank of seaman, seaman apprentice, or seaman recruit.
  3. (U.S. Navy) An enlisted person ranking below a petty officer third class, whose general duties involve most ships' equipment other than boilers and engines
Any of various mineral salts, such as magnesium sulfate, sodium sulfate, or potassium sodium tartrate, used as laxatives or cathartics.
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  1. Any of various mineral salts, such as magnesium sulfate, sodium sulfate, or potassium sodium tartrate, used as laxatives or cathartics.
  2. Any of a large class of chemical compounds formed when a positively charged ion (a cation) bonds with a negatively charged ion (an anion), as when a halogen bonds with a metal. Salts are water soluble; when dissolved, the ions are freed from each other, and the electrical conductivity of the water is increased.
  3. A colorless or white crystalline salt in which a sodium atom (the cation) is bonded to a chlorine atom (the anion). This salt is found naturally in all animal fluids, in seawater, and in underground deposits (when it is often called halite ). It is used widely as a food seasoning and preservative. Also called common salt, sodium chloride, table salt. Chemical formula: NaCl.
(Informal) A large quantity or amount
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  1. (Informal) A large quantity or amount
  2. A small mass or lump.
  3. Waste material produced in coal mining, consisting of clay, shale, etc.
Find another word for tar. In this page you can discover 33 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for tar, like: pitch, mineral pitch, coal-tar, wood tar, lignite tar, distillate, asphalt, roofing cement, resin, seaman and navy man.