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noun [countable]     tub pronunciation in American English
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  1. 1
    a bathtub
    get/jump in the tub (=take a bath):

    Do I have time to get in the tub before we leave?

  2. 2
    a small container with a lid for holding or storing food
    tub of:

    a tub of buttered popcorn

  3. 3
    the amount of something that a tub contains
  4. 4
    informal an insulting word for someone who is fat and not very tall
  5. 5
    humorous an old boat that is in a bad condition and cannot move very fast


a lifestyle focussing on simple pleasures such as comfort and cosiness in the home, and spending time with friends and family

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a form of location that involves the underwater detonation of a bomb which causes sound waves that are picked up by ships

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