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Meaning of TUB

Pronunciation:  tub

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a relatively large open container that you fill with water and use to wash the body
  2. [n]  a large open vessel for holding or storing liquids
  3. [n]  the amount that a tub will hold; "a tub of water"

TUB is a 3 letter word that starts with T.


 Synonyms: bath, bathing tub, bathtub, tubful, vat
 See Also: bathroom, containerful, footbath, hip bath, hot tub, Jacuzzi, sitz bath, vessel, washtub



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Tub\, n. [OE. tubbe; of Dutch or Low German origin; cf. LG.
    tubbe, D. tobbe.]
    1. An open wooden vessel formed with staves, bottom, and
       hoops; a kind of short cask, half barrel, or firkin,
       usually with but one head, -- used for various purposes.
    2. The amount which a tub contains, as a measure of quantity;
       as, a tub of butter; a tub of camphor, which is about 1
       cwt., etc.
    3. Any structure shaped like a tub: as, a certain old form of
       pulpit; a short, broad boat, etc., -- often used jocosely
       or opprobriously.
             All being took up and busied, some in pulpits and
             some in tubs, in the grand work of preaching and
             holding forth.                        --South.
    4. A sweating in a tub; a tub fast. [Obs.] --Shak.
    5. A small cask; as, a tub of gin.
    6. A box or bucket in which coal or ore is sent up a shaft;
       -- so called by miners.
    {Tub fast}, an old mode of treatment for the venereal
       disease, by sweating in a close place, or tub, and
       fasting. [Obs.] --Shak.
    {Tub wheel}, a horizontal water wheel, usually in the form of
       a short cylinder, to the circumference of which 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.
  2. \Tub\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Tubbed}; p. pr. & vb. n.
    To plant or set in a tub; as, to tub a plant.
  3. \Tub\, i.
    To make use of a bathing tub; to lie or be in a bath; to
    bathe. [Colloq.]
          Don't we all tub in England ?            --London
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