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Definition of "tarball" [tarball]

  • A ball of tar or crude oil found on a beach (noun)
  • A file that is an archive of several other files created using the Unix “tar” utility. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "tarball" in a sentence
  • "A tar file, which is sometimes called a tarball, is a compressed file."
  • "Linux needs to realise that the public donot want to learn a languge more complicated than Icelandic just to make their PC work, They want to go to sites to download Apps just like they can in Windows and I mean real apps not some "tarball" you have to spend three hours figuring out how to unlock"
  • ""tarball" but they have been proven over and over to come from naturally occurring oil seeps."