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vat

vat

 
 
pronunciation:
vaet
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb
features:
Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
definition: a very large container, such as a barrel, tub, or tank, used for holding or storing liquids, esp. at stages in a manufacturing process.
Fat drains into a vat under the fryer.
similar words:
vessel
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: vats, vatted, vatting
definition: to place or treat in a vat.