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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 tare /ˈtær, ˈtɛr/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 tare /ˈtæ(ə)r, ˈtɛ(ə)r/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Tare obs. imp. of Tear. Tore.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Tare, n.
 1. A weed that grows among wheat and other grain; -- alleged by modern naturalists to be the Lolium temulentum, or darnel.
    Didst not thou sow good seed in thy field? From whence then hath it tares?   --Matt. xiii. 27.
    The =\“darnel” is said to be the tares of Scripture, and is the only deleterious species belonging to the whole order.\=   --Baird.
 2. Bot. A name of several climbing or diffuse leguminous herbs of the genus Vicia; especially, the Vicia sativa, sometimes grown for fodder.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Tare, n.  Com. Deficientcy in the weight or quantity of goods by reason of the weight of the cask, bag, or whatever contains the commodity, and is weighed with it; hence, the allowance or abatement of a certain weight or quantity which the seller makes to the buyer on account of the weight of such cask, bag, etc.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Tare, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Tared p. pr. & vb. n. Taring.] To ascertain or mark the tare of (goods).

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Tear v. t. [imp. Tore ((Obs. Tare) p. p. Torn p. pr. & vb. n. Tearing.]
 1. To separate by violence; to pull apart by force; to rend; to lacerate; as, to tear cloth; to tear a garment; to tear the skin or flesh.
    Tear him to pieces; he's a conspirator.   --Shak.
 2. Hence, to divide by violent measures; to disrupt; to rend; as, a party or government torn by factions.
 3. To rend away; to force away; to remove by force; to sunder; as, a child torn from its home.
 The hand of fate
 Hath torn thee from me.   --Addison.
 4. To pull with violence; as, to tear the hair.
 5. To move violently; to agitate. “Once I loved torn ocean's roar.”
 To tear a cat, to rant violently; to rave; -- especially applied to theatrical ranting. [Obs.] --Shak.
 To tear down, to demolish violently; to pull or pluck down.
 To tear off, to pull off by violence; to strip.
 To tear out, to pull or draw out by violence; as, to tear out the eyes.
 To tear up, to rip up; to remove from a fixed state by violence; as, to tear up a floor; to tear up the foundation of government or order.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: any of several weedy vetches grown for forage
      2: weedy annual grass often occurs in grainfields and other
         cultivated land; seeds sometimes considered poisonous
         [syn: darnel, bearded darnel, cheat, Lolium
      3: counterweight consisting of an empty container that is used
         as a counterbalance to obtain net weight