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  • 1 Tub — may refer to: * A large round container without a lid used for washing clothes in, growing plants in, etc. * A small wide, plastic or paper food container, typically with a lid. * A bath or Bathtub (AmE) a plumbing fixture for bathing. * Citroën… …

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  • 2 Tub — 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. [1913 …

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  • 3 Tub fast — Tub 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.… …

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  • 4 Tub wheel — Tub 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.… …

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  • 5 Tub boat lift — Tub boats are small boats used to transport coal and other minerals, sometimes working singly, sometimes in long trains. When it is required to move them between different elevations of canal, locks, boat lifts and inclined planes have all been… …

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  • 6 tub — [tʌb] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(container)¦ 2¦(amount)¦ 3¦(bath)¦ 4¦(boat)¦ 5¦(person)¦ ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ [Date: 1300 1400; : Middle Dutch; Origin: tubbe] 1.) ¦(CONTAINER)¦ a) a small co …

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  • 7 tub — [ tʌb ] noun count ▸ 1 bathtub ▸ 2 container ▸ 3 amount a tub contains ▸ 4 short fat person ▸ 5 old boat 1. ) a BATHTUB: get/jump in the tub (=take a bath): Do I have time to get in the tub before we leave? 2. ) a small container with a lid for… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 8 Tub boat — Tub boats were a type of unpowered cargo boat used on a number of the early English [ [http://www.mda.org.uk/waterw/alphat.htm#1126 List of tub boat canals] ] and Germancite book |last= Uhlemann|first= Hans Joachim|title= Canal lifts and inclines …

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  • 9 tub — [tub] n. [ME tubbe < MDu; akin to MLowG tobbe, EFris tubbe] 1. a) a round, broad, open, wooden container, usually formed of staves and hoops fastened around a flat bottom b) any similarly large, open container of metal, stone, etc., as for… …

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  • 10 tub — ► NOUN 1) a low, wide, open container with a flat bottom. 2) a small lidded plastic or cardboard container for food. 3) informal, chiefly N. Amer. a bath. 4) informal, derogatory a short, broad boat that handles awkwardly. ORIGIN probably Low… …

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  • 11 tub — UK [tʌb] / US noun [countable] Word forms tub : singular tub plural tubs 1) a) a small container with a lid for holding or storing food ice cream tubs tub of: a tub of buttered popcorn b) a large round container made of wood, metal, or plastic… …

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  • 12 tub — [[t]tʌb[/t]] n. v. tubbed, tub•bing 1) a bathtub 2) a broad, round, open container, orig. one made of wooden staves held together by hoops and fitted around a flat bottom 3) any of various small, usu. round containers: a tub of butter[/ex] 4) the …

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  • 13 tub — I. noun Etymology: Middle English tubbe, from Middle Dutch; akin to Middle Low German tubbe tub Date: 12th century 1. a. a wide low vessel originally formed with wooden staves, round bottom, and hoops b. a small round container in which a product …

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  • 14 tub — noun (C) 1 CONTAINER a) a small container made of paper or plastic with a lid, in which food is bought or stored: a tub of margarine b) a large round container without a lid, used for washing, storing things in etc: There were roses in tubs on… …

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  • 15 tub — noun 1》 a low, wide, open container with a flat bottom used for holding liquids, growing plants, etc.     ↘a similar small plastic or cardboard container for food.     ↘informal a bath.     ↘Mining a container for conveying ore, coal, etc. 2》… …

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  • 16 tub — [tʌb] noun [C] 1) a small container with a lid, used for holding or storing food ice cream tubs[/ex] 2) a large round container with a flat bottom tubs of flowers and shrubs[/ex] 3) a bathtub …

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  • 17 Quarry tub — Tub is the commonly used name for a type of railway or tramway wagon used in quarries and other industrial locations for the transport of minerals (such as coal, sand, ore, clay and stone) from a quarry or mine face to processing plants or… …

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  • 18 Hot tub — dablink|This article is about the pool. For the Seinfeld epidsode see The Hot Tub for the Drawn Together episode see Hot Tub (Drawn Together episode)A hot tub is a large home made or manufactured tub or small pool full of heated water and used… …

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  • 19 A Tale of a Tub — was the first major work written by Jonathan Swift, composed between 1694 and 1697 and published in 1704. It is arguably his most difficult satire, and perhaps his most masterly. The Tale is a prose parody which is divided into sections of… …

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  • 20 Citroën TUB — Citroën TUB/TUC Manufacturer Citroën Also called Citroën Traction Utilitaire Basse Citroën Traction Utilitaire type B Citroën Traction Utilitaire type C Production 1939 – 1941 …

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