2. A counterweight or an empty container that is the same size as a filled container, used to determine changes in the original cargo caused by changing conditions: "The merchant used a tare when weighing the containers of grain to ensure a fair price for the actual produce."
"The shipper made a tare of the container and deducted it from the gross weight to obtain the net weight of the contents."
"I tried to tear a piece of cloth to use as a cleaning rag."2. To injure as if by pulling something apart: "My ankle sprain felt so bad it felt as if someone were trying to tear my foot off my leg."
3. To move with haste: "He started to tear down the hill at breakneck speed on his motor cycle."
2. A profusion of this liquid spilling from the eyes and wetting the cheeks; especially, as an expression of emotion: "She was crying tears of frustration and anger."
"Why do your eyes tear when you cut onions?"
"With his promotion, my cousin joined the tier of upper management in the office where he worked."
For our science lecture, the speaker was going to talk about a particular tare found in the fields nearby; unfortunately, she turned out to be allergic to the tare sample that was brought to the class and her eyes started to tear up.
A member of the class didn't have a handkerchief to give her, but he was able to tear a strip of cloth off the lab coat he was wearing and give it to her because he was sitting in the first row of the tier of seats in the auditorium.
When the artist saw the tear in his painting, you can be sure that he shed more than one tear over it.
Tears are glum-drops.
The conjunctiva is a thin clear moist membrane that coats the inner surfaces of the eyelids and the outer surfaces of the eyes. Inflammation of the conjunctiva is called conjunctivitis and leads to pink eye.
The cornea is the clear front window of the eye that transmits and focuses light into the eye.