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synonyms for tarpaulin

  • canvas
  • coat
  • cover
  • oilcloth
  • sailcloth
  • dropcloth
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The 840-denier nylon tarpaulin TPU—a material commonly used in whitewater-rafting gear—resists punctures and abrasions.
RUNNER-UP REVIEW: THE HUNTING GEAR THAT ALMOST MADE OUR 2022 WINTER BUYER’S GUIDEAGINTZLEROCTOBER 26, 2021OUTSIDE ONLINE
Made from thick vinyl tarpaulin, this tent is designed to withstand extreme weather year-round.
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A tarpaulin stretched from wheel to wheel of the wagon shut out the driving rain that fled in sheets before the whooping wind.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
There was a rip and a crack, and the released tarpaulin was a hundred yards away, flapping grotesquely over the sandhills.
MUSHROOM TOWNOLIVER ONIONS
The tarpaulin hung like a sheet between the Little Douvre and the bark, and sunk in the water.
TOILERS OF THE SEAVICTOR HUGO
There was a large tarpaulin in the launch, and this Alan wrapped about the girl's shoulders.
THE FIRE PEOPLERAY CUMMINGS
The lads found that a pair of blankets had been assigned to each of them, with an ordinary wagon sheet doubled for a tarpaulin.
THE PONY RIDER BOYS IN TEXASFRANK GEE PATCHIN
Jack and the man got them up and managed to fit them in their places, but getting the tarpaulin over them was beyond their power.
A CHAPTER OF ADVENTURESG. A. HENTY
On the top of a number of barrels, covered with tarpaulin, seventy-three fellows were sleeping.
THE STRAND MAGAZINE, VOLUME V, ISSUE 26, FEBRUARY 1893VARIOUS
It was Grimm, by the height and build—Grimm clad in a long tarpaulin coat and a sou'wester.
THE RIDDLE OF THE SANDSERSKINE CHILDERS
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WORDS RELATED TO TARPAULIN

  • awning cloth
  • duck
  • fly
  • sailcloth
  • shade
  • tarp
  • tarpaulin
  • tenting
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