Associations to the word «Bucket»

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BUCKET, noun. A container made of rigid material, often with a handle, used to carry liquids or small items.
BUCKET, noun. The amount held in this container.
BUCKET, noun. (UK) (archaic) A unit of measure equal to four gallons.
BUCKET, noun. Part of a piece of machinery that resembles a bucket.
BUCKET, noun. (slang) An old car that is not in good working order.
BUCKET, noun. (basketball) (informal) The basket.
BUCKET, noun. (basketball) (informal) A field goal.
BUCKET, noun. (variation management) A mechanism for avoiding the allocation of targets in cases of mismanagement.
BUCKET, noun. (computing) A storage space in a hash table for every item sharing a particular key.
BUCKET, noun. (informal) (chiefly plural) A large amount.
BUCKET, verb. (transitive) To place inside a bucket.
BUCKET, verb. (transitive) To draw or lift in, or as if in, buckets.
BUCKET, verb. (intransitive) (informal) To rain heavily.
BUCKET, verb. (intransitive) (informal) To travel very quickly.
BUCKET, verb. (computing) (transitive) To categorize (data) by splitting it into buckets, or groups of related items.
BUCKET, verb. (transitive) To ride (a horse) hard or mercilessly.
BUCKET, verb. (transitive) (UK) (rowing) To make, or cause to make (the recovery), with a certain hurried or unskillful forward swing of the body.
BUCKET BONG, noun. A type of bong for smoking marijuana which can be made from various items, but usually a bucket or similar device for holding water, a large bottle with its bottom cut off and a socket for holding the marijuana in the cap.
BUCKET BONGS, noun. Plural of bucket bong
BUCKET BRIGADE, noun. A primitive firefighting technique, in which a long line of people pass buckets of water hand-to-hand from the nearest water source to the site of a fire, in an attempt to douse it.
BUCKET BRIGADE, noun. By extension, any process in which something is passed along a chain.
BUCKET CHEMISTRY, noun. (informal) (chemistry) Any chemical process or technique that is relatively low-tech, and does not require specialist equipment or skills, or precise measurement or control.
BUCKET DOWN, verb. (idiomatic) To rain heavily.
BUCKET DRUMMER, noun. Someone who plays a bucket as a musical instrument, usually as a busker or street musician.
BUCKET DRUMMERS, noun. Plural of bucket drummer
BUCKET HAT, noun. A casual hat often worn at the beach, with a wide brim.
BUCKET HATS, noun. Plural of bucket hat
BUCKET LIST, noun. A list of things to accomplish before one's death. [Circa 2007]
BUCKET LIST, noun. Used other than as an idiom: see bucket,‎ list.
BUCKET LISTS, noun. Plural of bucket list
BUCKET NAKED, adjective. (informal) Completely naked.
BUCKET OF BOLTS, noun. (idiomatic) A piece of machinery that is not worth more than its scrap value, often of old cars.
BUCKET SEAT, noun. A form-fitting seat for one passenger in automobiles, aircraft, and other such modes of transport.
BUCKET SEATS, noun. Plural of bucket seat
BUCKET SHOP, noun. (finance) (pejorative) (obsolete) A stockbroking firm which takes small orders from clients and takes them on its own account rather than actually transmitting them to the market. Prevalent in the US 1870s to 1920s; often setup as shop-fronts in the 1920s.
BUCKET SHOP, noun. (pejorative) (finance) A stockbroking firm which sells stock to clients when it has an undisclosed relationship with that company or its owners.
BUCKET SHOP, noun. (travel) (dated) a travel agency selling discounted airfares, usually in defiance of existing minimum fare arrangements. Now usually refers to any small cheap agency.
BUCKET SHOP, noun. (legal) a legal services firm selling heavily discounted legal services and documents made in large volume from boilerplate text and clauses, sometimes as a white labelled loss leader
BUCKET SHOPS, noun. Plural of bucket shop
BUCKET SORT, noun. (comptheory) A sorting algorithm that partitions an array into a number of buckets (groups of elements) which are then individually sorted, either recursively or using some other algorithm.

Dictionary definition

BUCKET, noun. A roughly cylindrical vessel that is open at the top.
BUCKET, noun. The quantity contained in a bucket.
BUCKET, verb. Put into a bucket.
BUCKET, verb. Carry in a bucket.

Wise words

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