Tarpaulin vs. Poster

Tarpaulin vs. Poster — Is There a Difference?
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Difference Between Tarpaulin and Poster

Tarpaulinnoun

Material, such as waterproofed canvas, used to cover and protect things from moisture.

Posternoun

A large, usually printed placard, bill, or announcement, often illustrated, that is posted to advertise or publicize something.

Tarpaulinnoun

A sheet of this material.

Posternoun

An artistic work, often a reproduction of an original painting or photograph, printed on a large sheet of paper.

Tarpaulinnoun

(countable) A tarp, a heavy, waterproof sheet of material, often cloth, used as a cover or blanket.

Throw a tarpaulin over that woodpile before it gets wet.

Posternoun

One that posts bills or notices.

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Tarpaulinnoun

A sailor (often abbreviated to tar)

Posternoun

One that travels in speed or with haste.

Tarpaulinnoun

Any heavy, waterproof material used as a cover.

Posternoun

A picture of a celebrity, an event etc., intended to be attached to a wall.

He has posters of his favorite band, sports teams and holiday resorts up.

Tarpaulinnoun

Canvas waterproofed with tar, used as a cover.

Posternoun

An advertisement to be posted on a pole, wall etc. to advertise something.

I saw a poster for the film on the side of a bus.
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Tarpaulinnoun

A hat made of, or covered with, painted or tarred cloth, worn by sailors and others.

Posternoun

(internet) One who posts a message.

Some posters left the online message board after the squabble.

Tarpaulinnoun

waterproofed canvas

Posternoun

A shot that hits a goalpost instead of passing into the goal.

We got three posters in the third and lost.

Posternoun

(dated) A posthorse.

Posternoun

(archaic) A swift traveller; a courier.

Posterverb

(transitive) To decorate with posters.

to poster the walls of a bedroom

Posternoun

a sign posted in a public place as an advertisement;

a poster advertised the coming attractions

Posternoun

someone who pastes up bills or placards on walls or billboards

Posternoun

a horse kept at an inn or post house for use by mail carriers or for rent to travelers