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Princeton's WordNet

  1. bathtub, bathing tub, bath, tub(noun)

    a relatively large open container that you fill with water and use to wash the body

  2. tub, vat(noun)

    a large open vessel for holding or storing liquids

  3. tub, tubful(noun)

    the amount that a tub will hold

    "a tub of water"


  1. tub(Noun)

    A flat-bottomed vessel, of width similar to or greater than its height, used for storing or packing things, or for washing things in.

    He bought a tub of lard to roast the potatoes in.

  2. tub(Noun)

    The contents or capacity of such a vessel.

    He added a tub of margarine to the stew.

  3. tub(Noun)

    A bathtub.

  4. tub(Noun)

    A slow-moving craft.

  5. tub(Verb)

    To pack or store something in a tub.

  6. tub(Verb)

    To bathe.

    Don't we all tub in England? uE000177423uE001 London Spectator.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Tub(noun)

    an open wooden vessel formed with staves, bottom, and hoops; a kind of short cask, half barrel, or firkin, usually with but one head, -- used for various purposes

  2. Tub(noun)

    the amount which a tub contains, as a measure of quantity; as, a tub of butter; a tub of camphor, which is about 1 cwt., etc

  3. Tub(noun)

    any structure shaped like a tub: as, a certain old form of pulpit; a short, broad boat, etc., -- often used jocosely or opprobriously

  4. Tub(noun)

    a sweating in a tub; a tub fast

  5. Tub(noun)

    a small cask; as, a tub of gin

  6. Tub(noun)

    a box or bucket in which coal or ore is sent up a shaft; -- so called by miners

  7. Tub(verb)

    to plant or set in a tub; as, to tub a plant

  8. Tub

    to make use of a bathing tub; to lie or be in a bath; to bathe


  1. TUB

    Tubby protein homolog is a protein that in humans is encoded by the TUB gene. This gene encodes a member of the Tubby family of bipartite transcription factors. The encoded protein may play a role in obesity and sensorineural degradation. The crystal structure has been determined for a similar protein in mouse, and it functions as a membrane-bound transcription regulator that translocates to the nucleus in response to phosphoinositide hydrolysis. Two transcript variants encoding distinct isoforms have been identified for this gene.

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