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Definition of "tubs" []

  • A low wide open container, typically round, originally one made of wood and used esp for washing: now made of wood, plastic, metal, etc, and used in a variety of domestic and industrial situations (noun)
  • A small plastic or cardboard container of similar shape for ice cream, margarine, etc (noun)
  • The amount a tub will hold (noun)
  • A clumsy slow boat or ship (noun)
  • (in rowing) a heavy wide boat used for training novice oarsmen (noun)
  • A small vehicle on rails for carrying loads in a mine (noun)
  • A container for lifting coal or ore up a mine shaft; skip (noun)
  • To wash (oneself or another) in a tub (verb)
  • To keep or put in a tub (verb)
  • Plural form of tub. (noun)

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  • Third-person singular simple present indicative form of tub. (verb)

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Use "tubs" in a sentence
  • "Great design, never really thought that walk-in tubs could look so good, always imagined them as an elderly necessity rather then a practical alternative for small bathroom."
  • "I don't reread, but I have keepers everywhere: on shelves, in tubs, in drawers, etc."
  • "The children bathing in tubs at the public laundry (Don Wolf) are certainly enjoying themselves and it looks like the two young children asking a woman about a chicken (Ed Foley) might be about to take on more than they can handle!"