Definitions for bucketˈbʌk ɪt
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word bucket
a roughly cylindrical vessel that is open at the top
the quantity contained in a bucket
put into a bucket
carry in a bucket
A container made of rigid material, often with a handle, used to carry liquids or small items.
I need a bucket to carry the water from the well.
The amount held in this container.
The horse drank a whole bucket of water.
Part of a piece of machinery that resembles a bucket.
An old car that is not in good working order.
The forward drove to the bucket.
A field goal.
We can't keep giving up easy buckets.
A mechanism for avoiding the allocation of targets in cases of mismanagement.
A storage space in a hash table for every item sharing a particular key.
To place inside a bucket.
To rain heavily.
To travel very quickly.
To categorize (data) by splitting it into buckets, or groups of related items.
Origin: From buket, partly from buket ‘tub, pail’ (compare Jersey , Guernsey ), diminutive of buc ‘abdomen; object with a cavity’, from (compare Occitan/Catalan buc, Italian buco, buca ‘hole, gap’), from ‘belly, stomach’, and partly from bucc (mod. dialectal buck), both from būkaz. More at bouk.
a vessel for drawing up water from a well, or for catching, holding, or carrying water, sap, or other liquids
a vessel (as a tub or scoop) for hoisting and conveying coal, ore, grain, etc
one of the receptacles on the rim of a water wheel into which the water rushes, causing the wheel to revolve; also, a float of a paddle wheel
the valved piston of a lifting pump
A Bucket is typically a watertight, vertical cylinder or truncated cone, with an open top and a flat bottom, usually attached to a semicircular carrying handle called the bail. A common volume is 10 dm³.
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Rank popularity for the word 'bucket' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3619
Rank popularity for the word 'bucket' in Nouns Frequency: #2423
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
This was on our bucket list.
where there is a bucket,there is a river
I tell you the past is a bucket of ashes.
Education is not filling a bucket, but lighting a fire.
Advertising is the rattling of a stick inside a swill bucket.
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Translations for bucket
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- دَلْوٌ, جردل, سَطْلArabic
- кофа, кош, ведро, черпакBulgarian
- ཟོ་བ།Tibetan Standard
- galleda, cubellada, catúfol, cubellCatalan, Valencian
- kbelík, vědro, kýblCzech
- Eimer, SchaufelGerman
- σακαράκα, κουβάςGreek
- cubo, pozal, llover a cántaros, tobo, balde, cubetaSpanish
- pang, ämberEstonian
- kauha, siipi, ämpäri, sanko, sangollinen, kottero, ämpärillinenFinnish
- chaudière, panier, tacot, seau, guimbarde, bazou, minouneFrench
- amerWestern Frisian
- vödör, vederHungarian
- 手桶, バケツ, 桶Japanese
- 양동이, 퍼붓다Korean
- situla, hamaLatin
- pēre, pāketeMāori
- barmil, karrakkaMaltese
- bøtte, kurvNorwegian
- plenzen, rammelkar, vlammen, emmerDutch
- bøtte, bytte, kurvNorwegian Nynorsk
- spann, bøtteNorwegian
- kubeł, wiadroPolish
- ډولچهPashto, Pushto
- găleată, căldareRomanian
- ковш, ведро, ведёркоRussian
- gievdni, gieđbmiNorthern Sami
- ведро, vedro, kofa, čabar, кофа, вједро, vjedro, ка̀бао, kàbao, чабарSerbo-Croatian
- ösa, hink, skopa, korg, spann, ösregna, ämbarSwedish
- బక్కెట్టు, బొక్కెన, బక్కెటుTelugu
- ถัง, ปี๊บThai
- saeyea, modoeWalloon
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