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tub

noun [C] uk   /tʌb/ us  

tub noun [C] (CONTAINER)

a large, round container with a flat base and an open top: Outside was a stone patio with tubs of flowering plants. We've got a tub for compost at the bottom of our garden. a small plastic container with a lid, used for storing food: a tub of ice cream/margarine

tub noun [C] (BATH)

US for bath noun: It's good to sink into a hot tub at the end of a hard day's work.
(Definition of tub from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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