Vat

Definition of Vat

Pronunciation: văt
n.1.
1.A large vessel, cistern, or tub, especially one used for holding liquors in an immature state, chemical preparations for dyeing, or for tanning, or for tanning leather, or the like.
Let him produce his vats and tubs, in opposition to heaps of arms and standards.
- Addison.
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.(Metal.) A wooden tub for washing ores and mineral substances in.
4.(R. C. Ch.) A vessel for holding holy water.
v. t.1.To put or transfer into a vat.
[imp. & p. p. Vatted ; p. pr. & vb. n. Vatting.]

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