Definitions for VATvæt

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

vatvæt(n.; v.)vat•ted, vat•ting.

  1. (n.)a large container, as a tank, used for holding liquids:

    a wine vat.

  2. a preparation containing an insoluble dye that is converted by reduction to a water-soluble form. a vessel containing such a preparation.

    Category: Chemistry

  3. (v.t.)to put into or treat in a vat.

Origin of vat:

bef. 1100; OE fæt vessel, c. OS, ON fat, OHG faz


  1. value-added tax.

    Category: Business

Princeton's WordNet

  1. VAT, value-added tax, ad valorem tax(noun)

    a tax levied on the difference between a commodity's price before taxes and its cost of production

  2. tub, vat(noun)

    a large open vessel for holding or storing liquids


  1. vat(Noun)

    A large tub, such as is used for making wine or for tanning.

  2. vat(Verb)

    To blend (wines or spirits) in a vat.

  3. VAT(Noun)

    Value-added tax.

  4. VAT(Noun)

    Vigilance awareness training.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Vat(noun)

    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. Vat(noun)

    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. Vat(noun)

    a wooden tub for washing ores and mineral substances in

  4. Vat(noun)

    a square, hollow place on the back of a calcining furnace, where tin ore is laid to dry

  5. Vat(noun)

    a vessel for holding holy water

  6. Vat(verb)

    to put or transfer into a vat


  1. Vát

    Vát is a village in Vas county, Hungary.

The Standard Electrical Dictionary

  1. Vat

    A vessel for chemical or other solutions. A depositing vat is one in which a plating solution is worked, for the deposition of electroplate upon articles immersed in the liquid, and electrolyzed by an electric current.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'VAT' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3937

  2. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'VAT' in Nouns Frequency: #1585

Anagrams of VAT

  1. TVA

  2. vta

  3. ATV

  4. tav

  5. ATV, tav, TVA, vta

Translations for VAT

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


value-added tax

The price is $60, not including VAT.

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