tare weight

noun

Definition of tare weight

: 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 entry 2

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“Tare weight.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tare%20weight. Accessed 27 Sep. 2020.

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