Associations to the word «Tub»


TUB, noun. A flat-bottomed vessel, of width similar to or greater than its height, used for storing or packing things, or for washing things in.
TUB, noun. The contents or capacity of such a vessel.
TUB, noun. A bathtub.
TUB, noun. (nautical) (informal) A slow-moving craft.
TUB, noun. (humorous or derogatory) Any structure shaped like a tub, such as a certain old form of pulpit, a short broad boat, etc.
TUB, noun. A small cask.
TUB, noun. Any of various historically designated quantities of goods to be sold by the tub (butter, oysters, etc).
TUB, noun. (mining) A box or bucket in which coal or ore is sent up a shaft.
TUB, noun. (obsolete) A sweating in a tub; a tub fast.
TUB, noun. (slang) A corpulent or obese person.
TUB, verb. (transitive) To plant, set, or store in a tub.
TUB, verb. (intransitive) To bathe.
TUB CHAIR, noun. A deep chair having a semicircular form
TUB OF GUTS, noun. (idiomatic) (pejorative) A fat person
TUB OF LARD, noun. (UK) (figuratively) A fat person
TUB WHEEL, noun. A horizontal water wheel, usually in the form of a short cylinder, to whose circumference spiral vanes or floats, placed radially, are attached, turned by the impact of one or more streams of water, conducted so as to strike against the floats in the direction of a tangent to the cylinder.
TUB WHEELS, noun. Plural of tub wheel

Dictionary definition

TUB, noun. A relatively large open container that you fill with water and use to wash the body.
TUB, noun. A large open vessel for holding or storing liquids.
TUB, noun. The amount that a tub will hold; "a tub of water".

Wise words

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