Sinhala Dictionary definitions for vat

vat 🔊 /væˈt/

vat : විශාල බාල්දිය

vat : ගුදම

vat : කටාරම

vat : ලොකු පීප්පය

vat definition


  1. A large vessel, cistern, or tub, especially one used for holding in an immature state, chemical preparations for dyeing, or for tanning, or for tanning leather, or the like.
  2. A measure for liquids, and also a dry measure; especially, a liquid measure in Belgium and Holland, corresponding to the hectoliter of the metric system, which contains 22.01 imperial gallons, or 26.4 standard gallons in the United States.
  3. A wooden tub for washing ores and mineral substances in.
  4. A square, hollow place on the back of a calcining furnace, where tin ore is laid to dry.
  5. A vessel for holding holy water.

Transitive verb. To put or transfer into a vat.