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Meaning of tare

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      n 1: an adjustment made for the weight of the packaging in order
           to determine the net weight of the goods
      2: any of several weedy vetches grown for forage
      3: weedy annual grass often occurs in grainfields and other
         cultivated land; seeds sometimes considered poisonous [syn:
         {darnel}, {tare}, {bearded darnel}, {cheat}, {Lolium
      4: the weight of a motor vehicle, railroad car, or aircraft
         without its fuel or cargo
      5: (chemical analysis) a counterweight used in chemical
         analysis; consists of an empty container that counterbalances
         the weight of the container holding chemicals

Source : WordNet ® Princeton University. 2010.

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