What does tar mean in Unix Commands?

This page is about the meanings of the acronym/abbreviation/shorthand tar in the Computing field in general and in the Unix Commands terminology in particular.

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What does tar mean?

pitch, tar(noun)
any of various dark heavy viscid substances obtained as a residue

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