tare weight
The weight of a container deducted from gross weight to obtain net weight or the weight of an empty container.

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  • Tare weight — Tare (pronEng|tɛər) weight, sometimes called unladen weight, is the weight of an empty vehicle or container. By subtracting it from the gross weight (laden weight), the weight of the goods carried (the net weight) may be determined. This can be… …   Wikipedia

  • tare weight — The weight of all items, such as the blocks or chocks, used to hold an airplane on the scale when it is being weighed. To determine the weight of the airplane, the tare weight must be subtracted from the scale reading …   Aviation dictionary

  • tare weight — noun : the officially accepted weight of an empty car, vehicle, or container that when subtracted from gross weight yields the net weight of cargo or shipment upon which charges can be calculated compare tare II …   Useful english dictionary

  • tare weight — The weight of a truck, exclusive of its contents, but including gas, oil, etc., ready to roil. Also called curb weight …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • tare weight — The weight of an empty container and any packaging materials used in the container. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary …   Financial and business terms

  • tare weight — /ˈtɛə weɪt/ (say tair wayt) noun the unladen weight of a vehicle when not carrying any load. Compare gross vehicle mass …   Australian English dictionary

  • tare — [teə ǁ ter] noun [countable usually singular] COMMERCE TRANSPORT 1. the weight of the material in which goods are packed or wrapped 2. the weight of an unloaded goods vehicle, taken away from its loaded weight to calculate the weight of the goods …   Financial and business terms

  • Tare — may refer to:* Tare (armour), a leg and groin protector used in a number of Japanese martial arts * Tare (leguminous plant), a nitrogen fixing leguminous plant * Tare (tufted grass), a genus of nine species of tufted grasses * Tare sauce, a… …   Wikipedia

  • Weight — This article is about the physical concept. For other uses, see Weight (disambiguation). A spring scale measures the weight of an object (according to the operational definition) …   Wikipedia

  • weight — Either gross weight, net weight, or tare weight. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary * * * ▪ I. weight weight 1 [weɪt] noun [countable, uncountable] how heavy something is, measured using a particular system: • The weight of the new …   Financial and business terms

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