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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/margarineContainers 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 from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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