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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: vat(0.00866 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to vat.
English → English (WordNet)
n 1: a tax levied on the difference between a commodity's price
before taxes and its cost of production [syn: value-added tax
, ad valorem tax]
2: a large open vessel for holding or storing liquids [syn: tub]
English → English (gcide)
Vat \Vat\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Vatted; p. pr. & vb. n.
To put or transfer into a vat.
Vat \Vat\, n. [A dialectic form for fat, OE. fat, AS. f[ae]t;
akin to D. vat, OS. fat, G. fass, OHG. faz, Icel. & Sw. fat,
Dan. fad, Lith. p?das a pot, and probably to G. fassen to
seize, to contain, OHG. fazz?n, D. vatten. Cf. Fat a vat.]
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
Let him produce his vase 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
Note: The old Dutch grain vat averaged 0.762 Winchester
bushel. The old London coal vat contained 9 bushels.
The solid-measurement vat of Amsterdam contains 40
cubic feet; the wine vat, 241.57 imperial gallons, and
the vat for olive oil, 225.45 imperial gallons.
(a) A wooden tub for washing ores and mineral substances
(b) A square, hollow place on the back of a calcining
furnace, where tin ore is laid to dry.
4. (R. C. Ch.) A vessel for holding holy water.