adjective see tub II

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  • tubbable — See tub. * * * …   Universalium

  • tubbable — tub·ba·ble …   English syllables

  • tubbable — ˈtəbəbəl adjective : suitable for tubbing : capable of being washed without damage …   Useful english dictionary

  • tub — tubbable, adj. tubber, n. tublike, adj. /tub/, n., v., tubbed, tubbing. n. 1. a bathtub. 2. a broad, round, open, wooden container, usually made of staves held together by hoops and fitted around a flat bottom. 3. any of various containers… …   Universalium

  • 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 …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • tubber — See tubbable. * * * …   Universalium

  • washable — (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. tubfast, fast, unfading, launderable, colorfast, pre washed, pre shrunk, Sanforized (trademark), tubbable*, sudsable*; see also permanent 2 …   English dictionary for students

  • tub — /tʌb / (say tub) noun 1. a vessel or receptacle for bathing in; a bathtub. 2. Colloquial a bath in a tub. 3. a broad, round, open, wooden vessel, usually made of staves held together by hoops and fitted around a flat bottom. 4. any of various… …   Australian English dictionary

  • 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… …   English World dictionary

  • tub — n. & v. n. 1 an open flat bottomed usu. round container for various purposes. 2 a tub shaped (usu. plastic) carton. 3 the amount a tub will hold. 4 colloq. a bath. 5 a colloq. a clumsy slow boat. b a stout roomy boat for rowing practice. 6 (in… …   Useful english dictionary

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