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
a large open vessel for holding or storing liquids
A large tub, such as is used for making wine or for tanning.
To blend (wines or spirits) in a vat.
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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
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
a wooden tub for washing ores and mineral substances in
a square, hollow place on the back of a calcining furnace, where tin ore is laid to dry
a vessel for holding holy water
to put or transfer into a vat
Origin: [A dialectic form for fat, OE. fat, AS. ft; akin to D. vat, OS. fat, G. fass, OHG. faz, Icel. & Sw. fat, Dan. fad, Lith. pdas a pot, and probably to G. fassen to seize, to contain, OHG. fazzn, D. vatten. Cf. Fat a vat.]
Vát is a village in Vas county, Hungary.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
vat, n. a large vessel or tank, esp. one for holding liquors.—v.t. to put in a vat.—n. Vat′ful, the contents of a vat. [Older form fat—A.S. fæt; Dut. vat, Ice. fat, Ger. fass.]
The Standard Electrical Dictionary
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.
A type of vessel created and designed in various colors, materials, mechanisms, shapes, sizes and styles used to hold or store a type of liquid.
Vats are used in restaurants, wineries and various other places.
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Rank popularity for the word 'vat' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3937
Rank popularity for the word 'vat' in Nouns Frequency: #1585
ATV, tav, TVA, vta
The numerical value of vat in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of vat in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
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