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tar in Tobacco topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishtartar1 /tɑː $ tɑːr/ noun [uncountable]  1 TTRTBa black substance, thick and sticky when hot but hard when cold, used especially for making road surfaces coal tar2 DFTa sticky substance that forms when tobacco burns, and that gets into the lungs of people who smoke high tar cigarettes
Examples from the Corpus
tarRating cigarettes by tar and nicotine content, much as gasoline is rated by octane levels.A naked man covered in tar and soot slithered by in pursuit of three young, giggling girls.The amount of tar in cigarettes is also important but less so than the number smoked or duration of smoking.The clean smell of pine tar rose in the air, and Sam began counting rings.His facial scars radiating ridges pigmented with tar or carbon pictured some many-legged mutant spider.