Unloaded Vehicle Weight Crossword

Unloaded vehicle weight crossword clue. A quick clues of two speed crossword puzzle question in Daily Telegraph Sydney newspaper on Thursday, 20 July 2017. 4 letters.

Answer: TARE

Tare weight, sometimes called unladen weight, is the weight of an empty vehicle or container. By subtracting it from the gross weight (laden weight), the weight of the goods carried (the net weight) may be determined. This can be useful in computing the cost of the goods carried for purposes of taxation or for tolls related to barge, rail, road, or other traffic, especially where the toll will vary with the value of the goods carried (e.g., tolls on the Erie Canal).

Tare weight is often published upon the sides of railway cars and transport vehicles to facilitate the computation of the load carried. Tare weight is also used in body composition assessment when doing underwater weighing

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