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 Meanings and Examples of TUB
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 n.  a large open vessel for holding or storing liquids
Classic Sentence: (32 in 3 pages)
1  "Girls, I'm not going to see you all for a while," he announced as he sat in Melanie's bedroom, luxuriously wriggling his blistered feet in the tub of cold water Scarlett had set before him.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XIX
2  In the not very romantic solitude of the locked bathroom she sat on the slippery edge of the tub and wept.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XVI
3  As the least tangle or kink in the coiling would, in running out, infallibly take somebody's arm, leg, or entire body off, the utmost precaution is used in stowing the line in its tub.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 60. The Line.
4  Carefully lowered from its height, the full-freighted vessel is caught by an appointed hand, and quickly emptied into a large tub.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 78. Cistern and Buckets.
5  Next instant, the heavy eye-splice in the rope's final end flew out of the stark-empty tub, knocked down an oarsman, and smiting the sea, disappeared in its depths.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 135. The Chase.—Third Day.
6  The sun shone into my bath-water through the west half-window, and a big Maltese cat came up and rubbed himself against the tub, watching me curiously.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 1. The Shimerdas: II
7  I again tried, and succeeded in gaining my feet; but, stooping to get the tub with which I was feeding the fan, I again staggered and fell.
The Narrative of the Life By Frederick Douglass
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER X
8  She could reach a flitch of bacon or haul a tub of oil with one sweep of her arm in the shop.
Between the Acts By Virginia Woolf
Context  Highlight   In Unit 6
9  He even roused himself to go to the mines once more: and when he was there, he went down in a tub, and in a tub he was hauled out into the workings.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 9
10  He sat there, crippled, in a tub, with the underground manager showing him the seam with a powerful torch.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 9
11  Dodger, take off the sausages; and draw a tub near the fire for Oliver.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER VIII
12  No doubt he has been to sea in some tub or other.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 3: 5 Sharp Words Are Spoken, and a Crisis Ensues
13  I had in vain tried everything producible that began with a T, from tar to toast and tub.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Context  Highlight   In Chapter XVI
14  He keeps his grog ready mixed in a little tub on the table.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Context  Highlight   In Chapter XLVI
15  On the farther side of the fence the old bee-keeper was shaving a hoop for a tub, and he did not see Levin.
Anna Karenina(V3) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In PART 8: Chapter 14
Example Sentence:
1  Using black oxide is tricky that way; if you use too much, it will create black bubbles in the tub.
2  After a massage and a long soak in the hot tub, I gave in to my growing lassitude and lay down for a nap.
3  He hopped around the cabin considerable, first on one leg and then on the other, holding first one shin and then the other one, and at last he let out with his left foot all of a sudden and fetched the tub a rattling kick.
4  Let every tub stand on its own bottom.
5  Outside was a stone patio with tubs of flowering plants.