Sinhala Dictionary definitions for tub

tub 🔊 /tʌˈb/

tub : ඔරුව

tub : බෝට්ටුව

tub : බාල්දිය

tub definition


  1. An open wooden vessel formed with staves, bottom, and hoops; a kind of short cask, half barrel, or firkin, usually with but one head, -- used for various purposes.
  2. The amount which a tub contains, as a measure of quantity; as, a tub of butter; a tub of camphor, which is about 1 cwt., etc.
  3. Any structure shaped like a tub: as, a certain old form of pulpit; a short, broad boat, etc., -- often used jocosely or opprobriously.
  4. A sweating in a tub; a tub fast.
  5. A small cask; as, a tub of gin.
  6. A box or bucket in which coal or ore is sent up a shaft; -- so called by miners.

Transitive verb. To plant or set in a tub; as, to tub a plant.

i. To make use of a bathing tub; to lie or be in a bath; to bathe.