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Tar vs. Tart

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Main Difference

The main difference between Tar and Tart is that the Tar is a substance and Tart is a baked dessert dish, a filled pastry base with an open top not covered with pastry

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  • Tar (noun)

    A black, oily, sticky, viscous substance, consisting mainly of hydrocarbons derived from organic materials such as wood, peat, or coal.

  • Tar (noun)

    Coal tar.

  • Tar (noun)

    A solid residual byproduct of tobacco smoke.

  • Tar (noun)

    A sailor, because of their tarpaulin clothes. Also Jack Tar.

  • Tar (noun)

    Black tar, a form of heroin.

  • Tar (noun)

    A program for archiving files, common on Unix.

  • Tar (noun)

    A file produced by such a program.

  • Tar (noun)

    A Persian long-necked, waisted instrument, shared by many cultures and countries in the Middle East and the Caucasus.

  • Tar (noun)

    A single-headed round frame drum originating in North Africa and the Middle East.

  • Tar (verb)

    To coat with tar.

  • Tar (verb)

    To besmirch.

    "The allegations tarred his name, even though he was found innocent."

  • Tar (verb)

    To create a tar archive.

  • Tart (adjective)

    Sharp to the taste; acid; sour.

    "I ate a very tart apple."

  • Tart (adjective)

    high or too high in acidity.

  • Tart (adjective)

    Sharp; keen; severe.

    "He gave me a very tart reply."

  • Tart (noun)

    A type of small open pie, or piece of pastry, containing jelly or conserve; a sort of fruit pie.

  • Tart (noun)

    A prostitute.

  • Tart (noun)

    By extension, any woman with loose sexual morals.

  • Tart (verb)

    To practice prostitution

  • Tart (verb)

    To practice promiscuous sex

  • Tart (verb)

    To dress garishly, ostentatiously, whorishly, or sluttily

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Oxford Dictionary
  • Tar (noun)

    A sailor; a seaman.

  • Tar (noun)

    A thick, black, viscous liquid obtained by the distillation of wood, coal, etc., and having a varied composition according to the temperature and material employed in obtaining it.

  • Tar

    To smear with tar, or as with tar; as, to tar ropes; to tar cloth.

  • Tart (adjective)

    Sharp to the taste; acid; sour; as, a tart apple.

  • Tart (adjective)

    Fig.: Sharp; keen; severe; as, a tart reply; tart language; a tart rebuke.

  • Tart (noun)

    A species of small open pie, or piece of pastry, containing jelly or conserve; a sort of fruit pie.

Webster Dictionary
  • Tar (noun)

    any of various dark heavy viscid substances obtained as a residue

  • Tar (noun)

    a man who serves as a sailor

  • Tar (verb)

    coat with tar;

    "tar the roof"

    "tar the roads"

  • Tart (noun)

    a woman who engages in sexual intercourse for money

  • Tart (noun)

    a small open pie with a fruit filling

  • Tart (noun)

    pastry cup with a filling of fruit or custard and no top crust

  • Tart (adjective)

    tasting sour like a lemon

  • Tart (adjective)

    harsh;

    "sharp criticism"

    "a sharp-worded exchange"

    "a tart remark"

Princeton's WordNet

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