The leading industries are manufactures of linen and cotton goods, especially canvas and tarpaulin, and of soap, paper, chemicals, starch, glass, leather, spirits and flour.
Cover the hole with a tarpaulin or a piece of plywood.
Amongst these may be mentioned the following: Hessian, bagging, tarpaulin, sacking, scrims, Brussels carpets, Wilton carpets, imitation Brussels, and several other types of carpets, rugs and matting, in addition to a large variety of fabrics of which jute forms a part.
The principal types to be found in the United Kingdom and on the continent of Europe are open wagons (the lading often protected from the weather by tarpaulin sheets), mineral wagons, covered or box wagons for cotton, grain, &c., sheep and cattle trucks, &c. The principal types of American freight cars are box cars, gondola cars, coal cars, stock cars, tank cars and refrigerator cars, with, as in other countries, various special cars for special purposes.
The tarpaulin, bulged up in the center, seemed to be suppressing triumphant exultation.
I said last time that a plastic type tarpaulin was the most likely method to use.
For to-night I can make the poor fellow all snug with the tarpaulin of your boat.
use a clean tarpaulin or sheet of polythene to protect the floor or ground along the foot of the wall.
They are more revealing than essays and reviews, which either suppress the prestige process or at least throw a tarpaulin over it.
tarpaulin slung between two surfboards.
tarpaulin in the back garden.
It is made from heavy duty tarpaulin for added strength.
Needless to say theyÃ¢re mostly still sat there, under a giant blue tarpaulin in the back garden.
A large tarpaulin placed underneath it before assembly will save your flooring.
Her boiler is in the background under the green tarpaulin.
tarpaulin sheet slung over the rafters.
tarpaulin roof, but our work suffered and so did we.
He attempts to cut away the burning tarpaulin with his pocket knife but in doing so his coat catches on fire.
The barge docked with a rusty clanging noise that caused an undulation in the tarpaulin covering the deck.
Use a clean tarpaulin or sheet of polythene to protect the floor or ground along the foot of the wall.
The dolphin about to be lifted on to a makeshift sling made out of a tarpaulin slung between two surfboards.
We had an old tarpaulin sheet slung over the rafters.
We have tried painting under a tarpaulin roof, but our work suffered and so did we.
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