actual tare

noun

Definition of actual tare

: tare determined by the actual weight of the container

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First Known Use of actual tare

1844, in the meaning defined above

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“Actual tare.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/actual%20tare. Accessed 21 Jan. 2021.

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