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English definition of “tub”

tub

noun [C]     /tʌb/
LARGE CONTAINER a large , round container with a flat base and an open top : Outside was a stone patio with tubs of flowering plants .Containers for waste
FOOD CONTAINER a small , plastic container with a lid , used for storing food : a tub of ice cream / margarine Containers for waste
BATH US (UK bath) a large container that you fill with water and sit in to wash Bathroom fixtures and fittingsContainers for waste
(Definition of tub noun from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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