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Meaning of BUCKET

Pronunciation:  'bukit

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a roughly cylindrical that is vessel open at the top
  2. [n]  the quantity contained in a bucket
  3. [v]  carry in a bucket
  4. [v]  put into a bucket

BUCKET is a 6 letter word that starts with B.


 Synonyms: bucketful, pail
 See Also: cannikin, carry, containerful, dinner bucket, dinner pail, dredging bucket, kibble, lay, place, pose, position, put, set, slop jar, slop pail, transport, vessel, water wheel, waterwheel, wine bucket, wine cooler



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Buck"et\, n. [OE. boket; cf. AS. buc pitcher, or Corn.
    buket tub.]
    1. A vessel for drawing up water from a well, or for
       catching, holding, or carrying water, sap, or other
             The old oaken bucket, the iron-bound bucket, The
             moss-covered bucket, which hung in the well.
    2. A vessel (as a tub or scoop) for hoisting and conveying
       coal, ore, grain, etc.
    3. (Mach.) One of the receptacles on the rim of a water wheel
       into which the water rushes, causing the wheel to revolve;
       also, a float of a paddle wheel.
    4. The valved piston of a lifting pump.
    {Fire bucket}, a bucket for carrying water to put out fires.
    {To kick the bucket}, to die. [Low]
  2. \Buck"et\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Bucketed}; p. pr. & vb.
    n. {Bucketing}.]
    1. To draw or lift in, or as if in, buckets; as, to bucket
    2. To pour over from a bucket; to drench.
    3. To ride (a horse) hard or mercilessly.
    4. (Rowing) To make, or cause to make (the recovery), with a
       certain hurried or unskillful forward swing of the body.
Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Dreaming of or carry a bucket indicates an improvement in your current situation. If the bucket is filled, then it means abundance, love and wealth. If the bucket is empty, then it means that you will overcome some loss or conflict.
Easton Bible Dictionary

a vessel to draw water with (Isa. 40:15); used figuratively, probably, of a numerous issue (Num. 24:7).

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